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Pierre Gasly

personalia

French
7 February 1996 (25)
Christian Klien (7 February 1983)

statistics

1 (1.3%)
3 (3.8%)
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
1st (2020 Italian Grand Prix)
4th
5
78
76
265 (3.4 points per race avg)
4884
26 (0.5%)
2 (2.6%)
11 (14.1%)
2017 Malaysian Grand Prix
2021 Italian 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, 2019, 2020, 2021,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

# event constructor
1 2020 Italian Grand Prix round 8 AlphaTauri

pole positions

# event constructor

teams & teammates

season teammate
2017 Daniil Kvyat
Carlos Sainz
Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso compare 2017
2018 Brendon Hartley
Toro Rosso compare 2018
2019 Max Verstappen
Alexander Albon
Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull compare 2019
2020 Daniil Kvyat
AlphaTauri compare 2020
2021 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri compare 2021

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Gasly qualified sixth on Friday at Monza, only to pick up front wing damage on the opening lap of the sprint race, causing him to crash at Curva Grande.<br>With Gasly due to start Sunday's grand prix from last place on the grid, prompting AlphaTauri to take advantage of the situation and take an additional power unit.<br>FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer confirmed in the build-up to the race that ...

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Gasly re-joined the Faenza team halfway through the 2019 season after being demoted by Red Bull.<br>The Frenchman gradually rebuilt his confidence and has become one of the standout performers over the past 18 months, taking his first ever win at the 2020 Italian Grand Prix and almost single-handedly keeping AlphaTauri in the battle for fifth in the 2021 constructors' championship.<br>Highly rated ...

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Visibility rather than potential loss of control was the major reason why Sunday's Belgian GP could not be run, with drivers reporting that they couldn't see the red lights of the cars ahead even when running at safety car speeds.<br>The race was stopped after the two laps necessary to qualify it for points had been completed.<br>"Unfortunately, I don't think there was any other option possible ...

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Gasly was promoted from Toro Rosso, AlphaTauri's previous identity, to Red Bull in 2019 but was demoted back to the Faenza team after only half a season alongside Max Verstappen.<br>The Frenchman grew from the experience and bounced back strongly in 2020, a season capped off with a maiden win in Monza.<br>In 2021 Gasly has almost single-handedly carried his team in the fight for fifth in the ...

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The Frenchman took advantage of similar scenarios when he took second to Max Verstappen in Brazil 2019, claimed a shock victory in Monza last year, and bagged another podium in Azerbaijan this season with third.<br>In Hungary last weekend he qualified fifth, but was forced to run wide at the first corner to avoid the multi-car incident triggered by Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, dropping to 11th at ...

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Gasly qualified 12th and finished in the same position, although he later gained one place on the grid for Sunday’s Grand Prix after George Russell was penalised.<br>AlphaTauri struggled in FP1 on Friday, and with the cars going into parc ferme before the qualifying session the Italian team was unable to do much to improve matters for Gasly or his team mate Yuki Tsunoda, who finished ...

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Red Bull Racing is expected to confirm Sergio Perez for next year, so there is no opening at the senior outfit for Gasly to return.<br>Gasly is therefore set to stay at AlphaTauri and the Frenchman says his discussion with Marko gave him some reassurance about the Faenza team’s future.<br>“We talked in Austria actually, we had a very good lunch together,” he said when asked by Motorsport.com ...

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Gasly made his F1 debut with Red Bull’s junior team, Toro Rosso, back in 2017 before being promoted to its senior squad as Daniel Ricciardo’s replacement for 2019.<br>But a difficult start to the year saw Gasly fail to match teammate Max Verstappen’s form, and resulted in him being sent back to Toro Rosso after just 12 races, with Alexander Albon moving in the opposite direction.<br>Gasly ...

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Leclerc broke his front wing on Gasly's left rear tyre as he moved towards his AlphaTauri rival during a fight for position out of the opening corner of the Red Bull Ring race. While Leclerc was able to pit for a replacement front wing and eventually recovered to finish seventh, the damage to Gasly's car eventually triggered his retirement from the race.<br>F1 race director Michael Masi did look ...

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Verstappen ended up 0.256s clear of Gasly and 0.422s ahead of his title rival, but all three might have been beaten by Valtteri Bottas had the Finn not run too wide through the final corner when set to usurp the Red Bull's position at the head of the times during the qualifying simulation efforts in the middle of FP1.<br>Lando Norris set the first-place benchmark at 1m08.864s on the early running ...

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During Sunday's French Grand Prix Norris branded Gasly “an idiot” on the McLaren team radio after the Frenchman forcefully passed him and then slid wide himself.<br>“It was hard racing, but I really enjoyed it," Gasly commented when asked about the Norris incident by Motorsport.com. "You can't expect to go around the outside and the guy not to fight.<br>“So I tried to keep it clean. It's ...

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Alpine announced on Wednesday that Gasly’s compatriot, Esteban Ocon, had signed a new three-year contract that will keep him with the team until the end of the 2024 season.<br>Current AlphaTauri driver Gasly had been linked with a possible move to Alpine, given his status as France’s only grand prix winner in the past 25 years and the team’s strong national identity.<br>But a move for Gasly ...

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Gasly became the first French F1 race winner in 24 years after taking a shock victory at last year’s Italian Grand Prix, fending off Carlos Sainz Jr to score a famous result for AlphaTauri.<br>It saw Gasly break a drought dating back to Olivier Panis’s single race win for Ligier at the 1996 Monaco Grand Prix, becoming France’s 13th grand prix victor.<br>But Gasly was ...

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Gasly finished third in the Azerbaijan GP, recording the third podium finish of his career after his win in Italy last year and his second place in Brazil in 2019.<br>The Frenchman has qualified in the top six in four of the six grands prix held so far this season, and has scored points in every race except Bahrain, where he damaged his front wing on the first lap.<br>"The third place was ...

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The AlphaTauri driver had shown strong pace throughout the Baku weekend, initially running fourth, but faded somewhat in the race as the leaders pulled away from him.<br>He then made clear some frustrations over the team radio after Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel was able to draft past him on the straight midway through.<br>At that stage, Gasly was battling an engine that was down on power ...

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The Frenchman clocked the fifth fastest time in Friday's FP2 session and then went quickest in FP3 on Saturday. Come qualifying, he was in the fight for pole position, and was ultimately beaten only by Charles Leclerc, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.<br>Even more remarkably, he was only 0.002s behind championship leader Verstappen, and just 0.115s shy of world champion Hamilton.<br>Gasly has ...

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In a repeat of yesterday's practice sessions, several drivers had to take to the escape roads on the dusty street circuit, with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas soon going straight on T3 and Red Bull's Max Verstappen mirroring his move in T4.<br>It took 15 minutes for drivers to start setting representative laptimes, with Verstappen's teammate Sergio Perez going top with a 1m44.404s followed by a ...

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Vettel fought through to score his first points of the season in Sunday's race in Monte Carlo, jumping both Gasly and Lewis Hamilton in the pitstops to grab fifth place.<br>The Aston Martin driver came out of the pits side-by-side with Gasly up Beau Rivage before eventually getting the move completed at Massenet.<br>Gasly explained after the race that he went to speak to Vettel about the fine ...

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The Frenchman qualified fifth in both Bahrain and Imola, and then subsequently started ninth at Portimao and only 12th in Barcelona.<br>In Spain last weekend he made his life more difficult by overshooting his grid box when he lined up before the start, which led to a five-second time penalty being applied at his pit stop. He recovered to finish 10th after chasing his countryman Esteban Ocon ...

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Tsunoda finished 16th in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, narrowly missing out on a place in Q2.<br>The Japanese driver was heard over team radio complaining about the car after his Q1 knockout before being told to calm down by his race engineer.<br>Asked about his qualifying struggles, Tsunoda said after the session that he prepared the car ...

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Arguably, no other combination has so clearly failed to turn dazzling qualifying speed into hard results. It's a strange situation given that historically the Faenza outfit has been known for overachieving, stealing unexpected results on days when things go wrong for others.<br>Gasly qualified a superb fifth at both of the opening events in Bahrain and Imola, and yet the races have not gone to ...

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Gasly and AlphaTauri starred in qualifying for F1's season opener, the Frenchman starting fifth behind Ferrari's Charles Leclerc and ahead of McLaren drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris.<br>Gasly's rookie teammate Yuki Tsunoda also showed flashes of speed but missed out on a Q3 spot.<br>AlphaTauri's qualifying pace has given Gasly confidence that the Faenza team will be in the mix at the ...

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The Australian had qualified in sixth position for his debut with the Woking-based team, but dropped down to seventh in the race, finishing two places and some 20 seconds behind teammate Lando Norris.<br>A disappointed Ricciardo said after the race that he was hoping his lack of pace had been caused by damage to this car.<br>"I felt like I got slower as the race went on," he said. "So I felt like ...

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The Frenchman shared how he was deeply affected by the death of his close friend Anthoine Hubert in a Formula 2 crash at Spa in 2019, their shared rise through the ranks and his feelings of returning to the scene of the accident for last year's Belgian GP.<br>He also discussed his feelings of not being supported by Red Bull Racing and subsequent demotion to Toro Rosso in 2019, and the emotions ...

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Gasly enjoyed a solid 2020 season by finishing tenth in the drivers' championship, capped off by a shock maiden win in the Italian Grand Prix.<br>AlphaTauri's 2020 car allowed Gasly and former teammate Daniil Kvyat to be firmly in the midfield mix, the pair scoring points on 17 occasions as the team finished seventh.<br>Despite the limited development window for 2021, Gasly believes that the ...

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