Frenchman Pierre Gasly will drive for the Alpha Tauri next season, the boss of the Alpha Tauri team confirmed in a press conference this weekend.
Alpha Tauri boss Franz Tost has cleared the fog of the Frenchman’s future Pierre Gasly. The latter will continue to perform well in Alpha Tauri next season. An announcement that ended speculation about the pilot’s future. “It’s 100 percent confirmed. He’ll be one of our pilots in 2023, from Scuderia Alpha Tauri,” Tost told an off-track press conference. Canadian Grand Prixscheduled for Sunday.
A statement confirmed the words of Red Bull pilot division boss Helmut Marko, who explained that Gasly will still be driving the Alpha Tauri in 2023. Pierre Gasly believes his career prospects are fading. Gasly, who briefly drove for Red Bull in 2019, may have been hoping for a back, but a return to Red Bull seems unlikely. In particular, Red Bull extended Sergio Perez’s contract for another two years until 2024.
Competitive cars for Gasly
The decision did not leave the Frenchman indifferent, who wondered about others: “For the rest of the Red Bull team, my contract with them is clear. We know the options. We will have to see how we can continue together. Discussions are ongoing,” he said. It appears that the discussion was successful.
Aware of the reliability issues Pierre Gasly has had since the start of the season, especially in Bahrain, Franz Tost remains committed to a more competitive single-seater for his drivers and is convinced He has the ability to play a leading role.
“I’m really happy that he was able to show how good he is in Baku,” he added. I hope we can give him a competitive car for the rest of the season because Pierre has the ability to lead. Give him a really competitive car, it’s in the hands of the team. »
At last weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Pierre Gasly smiled again, finishing fifth. The Frenchman is back in the top 10 with 16 points, joining Fernando Alonso.