Today's race was incredibily thrilling.
Yuki Tsunoda of Scuderia AlphaTauri began in 12th place crawling his way up to P10 after the first lap.
He finished P7 after a good race in which he overtook numerous cars, including Kevin Magnussen had Sebastian Vettel.
Tsunoda has been competitive since Friday and is believed to be in a solid foundation for upcoming races.
Yuki comments, "I’m super happy with today, especially to score points at our home track."
He adds, "here are a lot of people from the factory watching here in the grandstands today, every lap I could see the AlphaTauri flags being waved and it gave me a great boost, so it feels like a big thank you to everyone that works so hard in the team."
Tsunoda concludes, "The pace of the car has been really good today, I didn’t expect it to be quite that strong heading into the race, but we’ve made progress through the week and I’m pleased with the performance we showed this afternoon.”
P7！！チームのホームトラックで感謝の想いと共に良いパフォーマンスができて良かったです！— 角田裕毅/Yuki Tsunoda (@yukitsunoda07) April 24, 2022
P7!! Really happy with today, especially to score points at our home track 🇮🇹 Grazie❤️ pic.twitter.com/yUYeEa0cL8