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Pierre Gasly felt like he was 'getting stabbed' at end of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly scored his first points of the Formula One season through gritted teeth at Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

The Frenchman, who finished eighth for the Red Bull-owned team after retiring his car in Bahrain the previous weekend, said the closing laps in Jeddah had been an agonising experience.

"The last 15 laps I never had that much pain, I don't know what's happened in my intestine," he told Sky Sports television. "The last 10 laps was like getting stabbed every left corner.

"The most painful laps I had...I'm just happy the race is over and that we got these points.