A few moments ago, it was announced on Pierre Gasly's official Twitter page that the Frenchman will remain in the AlphaTauri team for the next 2021. This year has been a successful one for Gasly. He came to his first victory in his career at Monza, which was the second victory for the team from Faenza, and the first under the name AlphaTauri.
Good results and performances continued after that, and as a reward for good performances, a contract for 2021 with the Italian team arrived. “I am extremely happy to stay with the Scuderia AlphaTauri for another season.
This year everything is going very well and we are experiencing one of the most successful seasons in team history on the track. ” "I feel that we are very strongly connected and we manage to take advantage of every opportunity that opens up to us, and the best of these was at the Italian Grand Prix.
The first victory in Formula 1 in Monza was very special for me, and it was especially sweet to bring the team the second victory in history and I am very proud of that. ” "I will give my maximum to lead this team and I will take full responsibility to get as far as we can.
I am looking forward to the challenges next season and staying with AlphaTauri as a fashion company and racing team, with the desire to perform as well as possible and to achieve even greater success in the future, ”said Pierre Gasly.
The Frenchman started his F1 career in that team, only when it was called Toro Rosso. He made his debut in 2017, and then in late 2018 came an invitation to move to Red Bull as a replacement for Daniel Ricciard. The first half of last year in "Horner's flock" was not good and Gasly was returned to Toro Rosso, but after that degradation, he got back on his feet and quickly started to achieve good results.
Tost on Gasly
“I’m thrilled that Pierre will stay with us in 2021 as well,” says team boss Franz Tost. “He’s been part of the Red Bull facility for many years and I hope he stays part of the Red Bull family for many more seasons.
Since he returned to us last year, he has continuously shown extremely good performances and has achieved two placements on the podium. Second place in Brazil in 2019 and victory in this year's domestic race in Italy. " “Pierre has proven to be a very competitive driver, and thanks to his racing skills, he exploits the potential of the car to the fullest in every race and gives valuable feedback to his engineers.
He is very strong mentally, always motivated and when he sets some goals, he does his best to achieve them. I look forward to continuing our collaboration and hope to have a successful 2021 together. ” The question of another AlphaTauri driver for next season still remains open. Daniil Kvyat is in that position for now, but his status is still in question.