However, even with his ninth place starting position, Horner feels a better result could have been possible if the team had called the strategy slightly better.
He added: "With 20-20 hindsight, maybe we should have run longer.
"He ran into traffic quite quickly and lost quite a bit of time behind Gasly before passing him.
"Some of the manoeuvres that he pulled, around the outside at Copse on Raikkonen, same with Stroll I think. Some amazing and very brave passing manoeuvres because we weren't very quick at the end of the Hangar Straight, it was sectors one and two that he had to get the job done.
"I think he drove a really exciting and competitive race today."
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