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A French Formula 1 driver, Pierre Gasly gained his first-ever Grand Prix victory on Sunday.

Scuderia Alpha Tauri driver Gasly, 24, beat McLaren’s Carlos Sainz and Racing Point driver Lance Stroll to win the 2020 Italian Grand Prix at Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

Gasly completed the nail-biting race in the first place in 1:47:6.

Sainz came second, ending the Italian GP just 0.4 seconds behind Gasly.

Stroll was in the third place in Monza, finishing the race 3.3 seconds after Gasly won it.

The favorite driver of this race, Mercedes team’s Lewis Hamilton was given a pit lane penalty, causing him not to challenge Gasly.

Hamilton had a 10-second stop and go penalty as he entered the pit when the pit lane was not open.

Mercedes duo Valtteri Bottas and Hamilton were unable to make podium in Italy.

In addition, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen and Scuderia Ferrari pair Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel did not finish the race.

Italy will host the next Grand Prix as well.

The Round 9 at Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello in Tuscany will be held on Sept. 13.

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