Pierre Gasly has clearly not digested the decision of Red Bull to renew its confidence in Sergio Perez.
A year after his surprise victory at Monza, Pierre Gasly had a much more complicated weekend at the Italian Grand Prix. To his advantage during the qualifying session on Friday, the Frenchman was first forced to retire from the first corner of the qualifying sprint on Saturday, the victim of a slight contact with Daniel Ricciardo. And it was not better Sunday since the pilot of the AlphaTauri team, starting from the pits, had to be forced to retire after only five laps, let down by his front suspension.
The Rouennais will have definitely lived a difficult week. A few days before the start of the Italian GP, the Habs, who were hoping to make their return to Red Bull, have indeed been confirmed that they will have to leave for a season with Alpha Tauri. A status quo visibly very badly experienced by the Norman pilot. » I have had the best season with Toro Rosso and AlphaTauri, all drivers since they started in F1 in the last 15 years and I am not rewarded for climbing higher “, He regretted at the microphone of Jean Alesi in an interview with Monza.
And Pierre Gasly has it all the worse since Sergio Perez has not shown himself to be imperial since his success in Azerbaijan. » It’s true that it’s sad and a little frustrating on the one hand, and on the other hand it’s like that, these are things that are beyond my power. Unfortunately, it is not me who decides, he continued. Red Bull prefers to continue with Sergio. It’s true that, when you see the performances a bit, especially last weekend at Zandvoort, when he got knocked out in Q1 and finished eighth one lap behind his team-mate and he was the best driver in the Grand Prize (the Mexican was voted pilot of the day by Internet users for his recovery), there are some things we don’t really understand.»
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