With the Zandvoort Grand Prix just over, the drivers will return to the Monza circuit this weekend, a course that will inevitably please Pierre Gasly, the last reigning winner on the legendary Italian circuit. The French pilot impresses more and more.
But how far will Pierre Gasly succeed in bringing his Alpha Tauri? While he already won a Grand Prix last season on the legendary Monza circuit, the French driver will, for his greatest pleasure, find this weekend the track that made him shine and gain the respect of everything. the paddock. Since then, the Normand has continued to deliver very satisfactory results at the wheel of his Alpha Tauri AT02, judged to be the sixth or seventh car in the championship.
Thanks to his third place in the Baku Grand Prix, he was back on a podium, but in the last three Grands Prix he never ceases to amaze everyone in qualifying. He finished fifth, sixth and fourth respectively in the last races and is now eighth in the drivers’ standings. Performances that no longer surprise his team manager Franz Tost. The Austrian describes the qualities of his pilot and explains the reasons for his extension at the microphone of RaceFans.net: « I have always been convinced by him. I think he surprises other people. And for me, Pierre is currently one of the best drivers in Formula 1. »
Brawn: “Something will happen for him”
Statements that will please the native driver of Rouen, who has formalized his contract extension with the Italian manufacturer. The driver who won the Monza Grand Prix has decided to continue his career in the team that gave him his luck after his failure at Red Bull, and this is not to displease Ross Brawn, the now sporting director of Formula 1. ” Pierre’s fan club in F1 is growing and I consider myself a member, he explains in his column. It’s fantastic that he has relaunched himself after a difficult time. We really have to congratulate him for being able to stay focused. »
Before concluding with a little prediction for the French: ” Something will happen for him. He will not be able to stay in the family if the opportunity to reunite with the Red Bull team does not present itself. I think he’s too good for that. I think an opportunity will present itself at some point. He does an exceptional job. “A prediction that will only come true in 2023 since the driver is now engaged until 2022 with AlphaTauri, and Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez will still defend the colors of Red Bull next season.