Oscar Piastri has said that he’s “hungry for extra” success after attaining his first profession podium end result on the Japanese Grand Prix.
At Suzuka two weeks in the past, Piastri crossed the road in third place to safe his finest end result to date in his rookie marketing campaign.
The Australian adopted dwelling team-mate Lando Norris, who completed in second behind race-winner Max Verstappen.
Whereas it was Piastri’s first journey to the rostrum this 12 months, it was the fourth for Norris, who has utilised McLaren’s upturn in kind at latest occasions.
Piastri has been praised for his performances in his maiden F1 season – however asserts he’s gunning for extra to shut out the season.
“I’m very comfortable,” Piastri instructed media together with RacingNews365.com. “I’d prefer to hope that they have been fairly proud of me after that weekend, however no, simply very comfortable.
“However I believe additionally now, which can also be fairly an thrilling feeling, is that it’s in some methods much less thrilling than the primary podium as a result of we have had a pair now.
“I believe it is changing into considerably extra regular for us, which is a really thrilling place to be in. I believe we’re hungry for extra. So yeah, very, very comfortable.
“The staff have been very celebratory in the direction of me for the primary podium, in fact, however there’s the form of sense that we will obtain that extra typically now.
“And naturally, we’re attempting to set our sights on being even additional forward.”
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