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French
7 February 1996 (22)
Christian Klien (7 February 1983)

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4th (2018 Bahrain Grand Prix)
5th (2018 Bahrain Grand Prix)
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18 (1.2 points per race avg)
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3 (20%)
2017 Malaysian Grand Prix
2018 British Grand Prix

about Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly (born 7 February 1996 in Rouen) is a French formula racing driver, who was the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series runner-up and the 2016 GP2 Series champion. He drives a Honda-powered car for Team Mugen in the 2017 Super Formula Championship. He made his Formula One début at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.


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seasons

2017, 2018,

finishing positions

grid positions

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2017 Daniil Kvyat
Carlos Sainz
Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso compare 2017
2018 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso compare 2018

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Gasly was left fuming after what he felt was a “completely ridiculous” sanction cost him the championship point he'd earned in the Silverstone race.The Frenchman had passed Force India's Sergio Perez late on, but made contact with his rival's VJM10 car in the process and was hit with a five-second penalty that demoted him from 10th to 13th.Speaking to the media at the next grand pri ...

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Sauber has almost caught Toro Rosso for eighth in the constructors’ championship already, having scored points in six races this season, and would have leapfrogged the Red Bull junior team had Charles Leclerc not retired from the British Grand Prix following a botched pitstop. After finishing last in the constructors’ championship in 2017, Sauber is on the up with new ownership and a ...

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Gasly made contact with Perez in the closing laps of the race as they battled for 10th place, and an investigation was launched after they made contact when the Toro Rosso driver made a successful pass.After reviewing the incident the stewards handed Gasly a five-second penalty, which promoted Perez to 10th and dropped him back to 13th, with Stoffel Vandoorne and Lance Stroll also ...

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Gasly beat Perez to 10th, securing his third points finish of the season, but only after late-race contact through the Vale left-hander.The stewards have since reviewed that incident and handed Gasly a five-second penalty - giving Perez the final point and also dropping Gasly to 13th behind Stoffel Vandoorne and Lance Stroll.The stewards found Gasly’s move “generally reasonable and ...

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The Frenchman qualified 14th for the British Grand Prix, as the only Toro Rosso driver to take part in the session following Brendon Hartley’s heavy crash in final practice.Gasly said he was pleased with the performance of the car, even if the engine is holding Toro Rosso back.“The car was mega, but with the long straights at the moment it’s crazy how much time we lose,” he said.“We ...

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Toro Rosso introduced a unique new front wing to the STR13 at the Red Bull Ring, but efforts to understand the impact of the change were hampered by parts becoming damaged over kerbs, which forced Brendon Hartley to run a hybrid of old and new aero specification.This combined with the fact Gasly suffered suspension damage on the first lap thanks to a hit from Stoffel V ...

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The Toro Rosso and McLaren drivers made contact at the apex of Turn 3 on the opening lap, resulting in damage for both cars.Gasly lost part of his car's floor and his suspension was bent, which meant he nearly "went out 20 times" during the race.Despite the damage, Gasly finished in 11th position, but admitted it had been a very tough day."Honestly for me it was one of the toughest ...

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Honda introduced a combustion upgrade for Montreal, believed to be worth around 27bhp, but suffered reliability problems in both Canada and France.Gasly was forced to revert to an old engine after final practice in Canada, while teammate Brendon Hartley suffered what is understood to be an unrelated failure during Friday practice in France.Questions also remain concerning the ...

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Keen and bright-eyed as a Labrador pup, Pierre Gasly bounds up the stairs of the Red Bull Energy Station. He's eager not to be late for his appointment with the readers of F1 Racing, whose questions await.It's a promising sign. Plenty of young drivers enter F1 ready to play the big 'I am' before achieving anything. Not this one, who presents himself as smart, quick-witted and ...

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Toro Rosso driver Gasly looked to challenge down the inside of Ocon at the Turn 3 right-hander but lost the car under braking when the Force India driver darted to the right.Sideways on corner entry, Gasly hit the right rear of Ocon's VJM11, both cars retiring after the incident.Both Gasly and Ocon were summoned to the stewards in the aftermath and were subsequently handed their ...

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Gasly suffered a problem with his upgraded Honda engine in Canadian GP practice and reverted to the old spec for qualifying.As Gasly was only due to start 16th in Montreal Honda fitted another new engine for the race, dropping him to the back and protecting him from a change and grid drop at next week's French GP.Gasly said: "I pushed everyone, I pushed with Franz [Tost, team ...

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Honda brought an upgraded engine to Montreal, with Gasly using it throughout practice but having to then revert to an older specification.After a poor qualifying, a fresh new-spec power unit was fitted on Gasly's STR13, demoting him 16th to 19th on the grid, but allowing him to recover to 11th place in the race.Asked by Motorsport.com whether he could've finished as high by keeping ...

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The Frenchman suffered an issue with his new spec engine in FP3, and with limited time to analyse it, the team went back to the old-spec engine he used in the first six races for qualifying, with which he earned 16th place.However, after work overnight both in Canada and Japan it was decided that it would be safe to run the new spec in the race, so a complete fresh power unit – all ...

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The Japanese manufacturer introduced a new engine in Montreal, which Gasly and teammate Brendon Hartley agreed was "better" and "faster" than the previous version after trying it out on Friday.But an issue in Saturday morning practice meant the Frenchman was forced to revert to the previous unit that had been in use since the second race weekend of the year in Bahrain.Gasly feels ...

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Honda switched to Red Bull’s second team after three forgettable years with McLaren, but it appears to be making gains with its engine this year, achieving better reliability and now targeting performance gains. The manufacturer and the team have tried to play down expectations for this weekend’s upgrade, but Gasly is hoping it allows Honda to match Renault’s level of performance.“In ...

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After three tense years with McLaren, Honda has enjoyed a much more positive relationship with new partner Toro Rosso in 2018 – and had a star showing in Bahrain when Gasly finished fourth.The French driver says that key to the progress has been a positive working environment, which had its foundations when he drove with the Japanese manufacturer in Super Formula last year.“For sure ...

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Grosjean lost control of his Haas at Turn 3 on the opening lap at Barcelona and speared across the track, collecting Gasly and Renault's Nico Hulkenberg.The F1 stewards gave Grosjean a three-place grid penalty for this weekend's Monaco GP as they felt his choice of staying on the accelerator to try to catch the spin led to a crash that could have been avoided.Gasly said he had not ...

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The Faenza squad starred in the second round of the season, with Gasly scoring a sensational fourth place in the team's second race with engine partner Honda.Toro Rosso was unable to replicate that kind of performance in the next two events, however, struggling near the back in China and last weekend in Azerbaijan.Gasly said the team has been unable to understand the slump after such ...

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The duo made contact near the end of the race after Magnussen moved to the left and hit the Toro Rosso driver as they fought for position at the very fast Turn 20 that leads into the main straight.The FIA deemed Magnussen's move "unpredictable and unnecessary" and handed him a 10-second penalty and two penalty points.It put Magnussen on eight penalty points, four away from the 12 ...

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The incident occurred at the end of Q1 in Baku, as Gasly happened upon a touring Hartley near the end of the lap before Turn 15.Hartley was going slowly, as he had hit the wall and punctured his front-left tyre, and Gasly had to take evasive action to avoid a massive accident, ending up down an escape road."It was really scary, the scariest moment of my career," said Gasly. "I didn't ...

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For many young drivers hoping to ride a moneyed wave of high-energy carbonated beverage to the peak of motor racing, the Red Bull Junior Team has proved to be a ghastly business. Now, indubitably, it's Pierre Gasly's business, for he is the latest young talent to be thrust onto the F1 stage by this most demanding of up-or-out mechanisms - presided over, as ever, by Red Bull driver ...

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On the back of a star-making run to fourth place in Bahrain, Gasly qualified a lowly 17th for the Shanghai race.The Chinese circuit was not expected to suit the Honda-powered STR13 as well as Bahrain had, but Gasly's pace in particular suffered a noticeable decline between Friday and Saturday."We knew top 10 would be difficult, but [we expected to be] around P11, P12, and actually to ...

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Moments after scoring Honda’s best result since it returned to F1 in 2015, on the Japanese manufacturer’s second start with Toro Rosso, Gasly thanked his team for an “unbelievable” job and declared “now we can fight”. That was a reference to Alonso saying the same thing after the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, when he finished fifth for McLaren on its first race with Renault ...

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The French, in only his seventh Formula 1 race, gave the Toro Rosso-Honda package its first points of the season with a sensational drive to fourth.It was the best result for the Honda engine since it returned to the sport in 2015.Gasly had started from fifth on the grid following Toro Rosso's "huge step forward" from Melbourne, but Marko admitted today's result came as a ...

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Honda's smooth first winter with Toro Rosso had been a stark contrast to the troubled build-ups to its three campaigns with McLaren.But Gasly dropped out just 13 laps into the Melbourne race with an MGU-H problem, and admitted it was unnerving given the new restriction of three power units per driver for the year."We're all quite disappointed because testing went so well, with no ...

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