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Pierre Gasly

personalia

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

statistics

1 (1.4%)
3 (4.3%)
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
1st (2020 Italian Grand Prix)
4th
5
70
69
230 (3.3 points per race avg)
4562
26 (0.6%)
2 (2.9%)
9 (12.9%)
2017 Malaysian Grand Prix
2021 Azerbaijan 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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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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Gasly scored his breakthrough maiden F1 victory at the Italian Grand Prix last year, helping AlphaTauri to the biggest points total in the squad’s history.<br>The Frenchman will be joined at the team this year by F2 graduate Tsunoda, who replaces Daniil Kvyat.<br>Although Tsunoda has completed private running in some of the team’s older car models to get up to speed, he will get just ...

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Gasly has recently been in Dubai for a training camp as part of his off-season preparations, but announced on Sunday night via social media that he had contracted COVID-19. It makes Gasly the sixth F1 driver to test positive for the virus.<br>“Hello everyone, I hope you’re all well and safe,” Gasly wrote on Twitter.<br>“I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19. I have ...

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Gasly made his F1 debut with Toro Rosso in 2017 before moving up to the senior Red Bull squad for the 2019 season, only to be demoted back to the B-team after a difficult 12-race spell.<br>Since returning to Faenza, Gasly has scored two podium finishes for the team since rebranded as AlphaTauri, including its first victory for 12 years at last year's Italian Grand Prix.<br>Gasly's performances ...

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Gasly took a surprise win for AlphaTauri at Monza in September, after a red flag and a penalty for leader Lewis Hamilton shook up the pecking order.<br>Gasly was able to move into the lead once Hamilton served his penalty before fending off McLaren’s Carlos Sainz in the closing stages to take a famous win. The result marked only the second victory in the history of the AlphaTauri team, and made ...

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Gasly took a surprise win for AlphaTauri at Monza in September after a red flag and a penalty for leader Lewis Hamilton shook up the pecking order.<br>Gasly was able to move into the lead once Hamilton served his penalty before fending off McLaren’s Carlos Sainz in the closing stages to take a famous win.<br>The result marked only the second victory in the history of the AlphaTauri ...

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Carlin boss Trevor Carlin has watched Tsunoda become the 27th driver to graduate from his squad to an F1 race seat, and he reckons the Japanese will shine. <br>“He’s been an absolute pleasure to work with,” said Carlin.  “We’ve only had him for one season, and he did everything and more than what we expected.  <br>“Time will tell where he ends up in the ...

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The Frenchman remains concerned that he could suffer a repeat in the race as several teams struggled over the kerbs in the bumpy linking section of the outer circuit.<br>Gasly was an impressive third in Saturday’s FP3 session, and was then fifth in Q1.<br>However, he couldn’t maintain that momentum through the rest of qualifying after a heavy kerb strike cost him downforce, and ultimately ...

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The short version of the circuit will be raced on for the first time ever in this weekend’s Sakhir GP.<br>Like many drivers Gasly sampled the new section in a simulator before travelling to Bahrain, and he believes that the previously unused linking section will be a challenge.<br>“I think you have only four corners, really,” he said when asked for his opinion on the new track by ...

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Gasly made it home in 13th, a place behind Kvyat, after both drivers struggled all day to find pace in the tricky conditions.<br>AlphaTauri’s hopes of challenging Ferrari for sixth place in the world championship also took a hit as the Maranello-based outfit logged 27 points with third and fourth places.<br>Gasly’s day started badly when the FIA launched an investigation after the team ...

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If the team is found to have broken the parc ferme rules a possible outcome could be a pitlane start.<br>Gasly initially qualified 15th, although he gained two places when McLaren drivers Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris were both penalised.<br>It’s understood that for tactical reasons the team decided to undertake a complete change of PU elements and start at the back of the grid.<br>Such a change ...

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The Frenchman looked well set for a strong result from fourth on the grid, and he even edged alongside eventual winner Lewis Hamilton on the first lap before being forced to back off.<br>The AlphaTauri mechanics first spotted a water leak before the start, and they hoped they had been able to fix it after some urgent work on the grid.<br>Gasly got off the line well and had a look to the right of ...

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Prior to the  2020 season opener and before the Imola race was confirmed, Gasly and his teammate Daniil Kvyat shared 100kms of running between them with a filming day in the current car.<br>They also did some extra unrestricted mileage in a 2018 Toro Rosso.<br>Both men were near the top of the times from the start of the morning practice session on Saturday, and Gasly progressed strongly ...

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Horner says it has been “made clear” to the Frenchman why he wasn’t in contention for a seat, should Red Bull decide to replace Alex Albon.<br>Gasly was recently confirmed at AlphaTauri for 2021, having won the Italian GP and comfortably outperformed teammate Daniil Kvyat this season.<br>Until recently many observers thought that should Red Bull decide to drop Albon for 2021, Gasly had ...

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F1 is returning to Imola and the site of Senna's death at the 1994 San Marino GP for the first time since 2006, as the track was included on the reshuffled 2020 calendar that followed the series of cancellations and postponements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.<br>Writing on Twitter, Gasly said the helmet livery was a "tribute to Ayrton this weekend".<br>He added: "Remembering one of my idols ...

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