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Pierre Gasly

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French
7 February 1996 (23)
Christian Klien (7 February 1983)

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4th (2018 Bahrain Grand Prix)
5th (2018 Bahrain Grand Prix)
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29 (1.1 points per race avg)
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5 (18.5%)
2017 Malaysian Grand Prix
2019 Australian 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,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

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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
2019 Max Verstappen
Red Bull compare 2019

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Gasly, who started the Australian Grand Prix in 17th place after Red Bull was caught out by track evolution in Q1, couldn't recover to higher than 11th in the race.<br>He spent most of the race stuck behind the sister Toro Rosso car of Daniil Kvyat, and was unable to get past the Russian even when running on softer, fresher tyres late on.<br>“Pierre Gasly drove a very strong grand prix today,” ...

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Gasly endured a nightmare first qualifying session for his new outfit and will start only 17th on the grid after being eliminated in the opening segment.<br>This marked Red Bull's first Q1 exit since Max Verstappen couldn't participate in qualifying at all last year in Monaco after a practice crash.<br>The plan was for the Frenchman to get through Q1 using only one set of tyres, with a fast lap, a ...

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Red Bull chose to only make one run in the first segment of Melbourne qualifying.<br>Going into the final minutes, it sat third with Max Verstappen and eighth with Gasly.<br>But improvements from most of the rest of the field pushed them down the order.<br>Though Verstappen still made it through to Q2 in 10th, Gasly - just 0.144 seconds slower - was 17th and eliminated.<br>"We've been a bit ...

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After an encouraging first day of running in Australia for Red Bull, the only blemish on the day was an engine issue late on that forced Gasly in to the pits early.<br>"There was a small loss of power on the last lap, so we decided to pit to look into it," said the Frenchman, who ended up fourth quickest in second practice.<br>Following a check by Honda, the Japanese manufacturer later confirmed ...

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The Frenchman, stepping up to Red Bull from Toro Rosso, says he will need some time to get up to speed, and hopes to learn as much as he can from his teammate in the meantime.<br>"At the moment it's clearly not the target, we don't have the same experience in the team, and also in F1," he said when asked about beating the Dutchman.<br>"I would say it would not be the right target to focus on him ...

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Red Bull had to repair a heavily damaged RB15 after Gasly shunted at the high-speed Campsa right-hander on the penultimate day of Barcelona testing.<br>The team flew in parts overnight to complete the rebuild and Verstappen was able to hit the track half an hour after the day start.<br>However, he completed just 29 laps before Red Bull needed to assess the car's gearbox, which had been changed ...

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On Thursday the team trialled a new bargeboard around the sidepod, as illustrated in Giorgio Piola's picture above.<br>Breaking the lower piece into two, the new lowest section featured two slots to create a more concerted effort in driving airflow around the lower reaches of the car, while the piece that used to form the top half is also mounted to the floor.<br>This twists inwards to let the ...

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Leclerc clocked a 1m16.231s on the softest C5 compound on Thursday, and his effort stands six tenths clear of what anyone else has managed in testing in 2019 so far.<br>Gasly recorded a 1m17.091s on C4s for fourth-quickest on the day before his programme was ended early by a big crash at Turn 9.<br>Asked after the session whether he could've matched Leclerc's lap, which is only a half a tenth down ...

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Gasly dipped the left wheels of his Red Bull RB15 into the grass approaching the fast Turn 9 right-hander, Campsa, and was pitched off the track as he tried to turn in.<br>The car was slammed into the tyre wall, with the crash ripping the front and rear wings off the RB15 and forcing Gasly to visit the medical centre.<br>“I’m fine, a bit shaken, but I made a mistake in Turn 9 and you guys saw ...

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Ferrari driver Leclerc set the fastest time of the testing fortnight so far on Thursday morning, with his 1m16.231s effort on Pirelli's softest C5 tyre more than half a second faster than the next-best time.<br>That lap was also a mere six tenths shy of Lewis Hamilton's 2018 Spanish Grand Prix pole time.<br>Leclerc stopped with 20 minutes of the session to go but before that had added 82 laps to ...

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Gasly spent last season using Honda's engine with Toro Rosso, the Red Bull junior team last season, and has stepped up the to the senior team this year to partner Max Verstappen.<br>Red Bull's performance in the opening Barcelona test was low-key as the team focused on logging miles, aided by encouraging reliability from Honda.<br>"So far it's been really good, we haven't pushed it flat out but ...

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Gasly, making his debut behind the wheel of Red Bull's new Honda-powered RB15 after Max Verstappen drove it during a filming-day shakedown and the opening day of the test, crashed at Turn 12 with just over an hour to go in the day.<br>The car snapped out of control as he went through the corner, and the Frenchman spun rear-end-first into the tyre wall.<br>Asked to explain his crash at the end of ...

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Leclerc, replacing Kimi Raikkonen in the Italian team for 2019, set the fastest time of the day in the morning session, logging a 1m18.247s on the C3 tyre.<br>His time was narrowly slower than his teammate Sebastian Vettel’s opening-day benchmark, also set on C3s.<br>While Leclerc’s first day in the 2019 Ferrari was a success as he completed 157 laps, Gasly had a nightmare end to his debut as ...

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The French driver completed his first full campaign in the sport last year, racing for Honda-powered Toro Rosso, before he was promoted to Red Bull Racing for 2019 after Daniel Ricciardo decided to leave for Renault.<br>Although Red Bull is convinced Gasly will be able to perform, team boss Christian Horner admitted the promotion came "faster than we would have liked".<br>Gasly reckons racing ...

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Gasly became Red Bull’s first junior to win the GP2 championship in 2016 but had to race in Super Formula the following year as Carlos Sainz Jr and Daniil Kvyat were retained at Toro Rosso. <br>However, Sainz’s early move to Renault and Kvyat being dropped after a poor run of results meant Red Bull drafted Gasly into its junior team for five races at the end of 2017. <br>Gasly earned a ...

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Gasly has been drafted in to replace Daniel Ricciardo, who has decided to switch to the Renault team for 2019.<br>And although Red Bull has a history of being ruthless on drivers that do not perform, Horner says the outfit needs to be responsible with Gasly in letting him adjust to the step up to a top team so early in his Formula 1 career.<br>“I think Pierre is a very quick driver and it is up ...

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Red Bull junior Gasly made his full-time F1 debut in 2018 with Toro Rosso having contested five races with the team at the end of the previous season, ending the campaign 15th overall with 29 points and a best finish of fourth in Bahrain.<br>The Frenchman has been promoted to Red Bull for '19 as the Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo's replacement alongside multiple race winner Verstappen.<br>"For ...

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Gasly will step up to the Red Bull senior team after one full season with its junior outfit Toro Rosso, having been picked to replace Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo. The 22-year-old had to wait to earn Red Bull's faith in F1 after being placed in Super Formula for 2017 following his 2016 GP2 Series title success, but has now been fast-tracked to partner Max Verstappen in 2019. Red Bull ...

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The Red Bull driver, whose team switches from Renault to Honda power for next year, was behind his 2019 teammate Gasly's Toro Rosso as it started to smoke late in the race. Verstappen had already used all his visor tear-offs by that stage, and could do nothing to improve his visibility. "It was a bit of oil, I don't know what happened there," Verstappen told Sky Sports after the race. "I ...

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Gasly was on a hot lap when he came across a slow-moving Grosjean, who appeared not to have seen the Toro Rosso. Gasly aborted his lap, slowed down alongside Grosjean, and waved his fist. At the same time, the Haas driver turned into the corner and they made side-to-side contact, sending bits of bodywork flying. The stewards called both drivers to a hearing, with suggestions that Grosjean ...

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When running behind his 11th-placed teammate in Brazil, Hartley requested that the team swap the cars as he'd had better pace on softer, fresher tyres. But Gasly didn't yield to Toro Rosso's subsequent instructions, and Hartley would only find a way past shortly before the finish. Gasly said after the race that he saw little point in swapping the cars then as both were out of the points ...

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The Faenza-based team has made good progress this season, but despite Gasly getting through to Q3 at Interlagos last weekend neither he nor teammate Brendon Hartley were able to finish in the points. That performance slump has left Gasly confused, and he thinks the team needs to look at all areas to understand why it was not as competitive as it hoped to be. "We know the track [in Brazil] is ...

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Gasly and Hartley were running very different strategies which resulted in Hartley closing rapidly on his teammate late in the race. Although Gasly was running in 11th, out of the points, Hartley was coming under pressure from Renault's Carlos Sainz, and put in a request to the pitwall for the Toro Rossos to swap places. "In the end, you know, we finished P11 and P13," Gasly told ...

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Gasly has been handed a golden opportunity to step up to Red Bull from Toro Rosso, in the wake of Daniel Ricciardo’s shock decision to join Renault for 2019. But the youngster faces a steep learning curve, having not yet completed a full season in F1. On the back of some impressive races this year, though, Horner has no doubts that Gasly is the right man for Red Bull even if he is not able ...

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Toro Rosso driver Gasly tried to pass the Racing Point Force India around the outside of Turn 3 in the latter stages of the Mexican Grand Prix, but ran deep into the corner and felt he was then crowded out as the 90-degree left turns into a 90-degree right. Gasly and Ocon clashed earlier this year in the French Grand Prix and Gasly said “it’s always the same thing” when they are ...

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