Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly

1996-02-07 (age 25)
Team AlphaTauri


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Gasly: AlphaTauri “dropped back” compared to start of the year

Pierre Gasly says that his AlphaTauri Formula 1 team has “dropped back” relative to its main rivals since the start of the season.

Can Gasly finally fulfil AlphaTauri qualifying promise?

Thus far the 2021 Formula 1 season has been a case of glass half full for Pierre Gasly and his AlphaTauri team.

Gasly: AlphaTauri can fight McLaren, Ferrari on all tracks

Pierre Gasly believes his AlphaTauri Formula 1 team can fight midfield rivals McLaren and Ferrari "on all tracks" after showing promising pace in Bahrain.

Gasly: Emotional article "closed a chapter" on turbulent period

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says an article he wrote about his recent experiences on and off track has “closed the chapter” on a turbulent period in his career.

AlphaTauri F1 in much better shape than last year - Gasly

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly believes his team is in much better shape than this time last year, saying "there are good reasons to be excited" for the 2021 season.

Why Gasly’s AlphaTauri haven is a blessing and a curse Prime

Why Gasly’s AlphaTauri haven is a blessing and a curse

Red Bull opted not to re-sign Pierre Gasly even before it decided to drop Alex Albon and so the Frenchman's Formula 1 journey will continue at AlphaTauri. This has positive and negative connotations for one of last season's star performers.

Gasly: I’m ready to be AlphaTauri F1 team leader in 2021
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Gasly: I’m ready to be AlphaTauri F1 team leader in 2021

Pierre Gasly feels he is ready to be AlphaTauri’s team leader in Formula 1 this year, taking on greater responsibility with the arrival of new teammate Yuki Tsunoda.

Gasly becomes sixth F1 driver to test positive for COVID-19

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly is currently self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19.

Tost doubts Red Bull would let Gasly leave AlphaTauri easily

Franz Tost would not be surprised to see Formula 1 rivals show interest in signing Pierre Gasly, but doubts Red Bull would be willing to let him leave AlphaTauri easily.

Gasly remembers 'every second' of shock Italian GP win
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Gasly remembers 'every second' of shock Italian GP win

Pierre Gasly says he can remember “every single second” of his shock maiden Formula 1 victory at the Italian Grand Prix after taking time to fully reflect on the result.

Why F1 2020's underdog star is relishing a year of continuity Prime

Why F1 2020's underdog star is relishing a year of continuity

Dumped by Red Bull during 2019, Pierre Gasly became one of F1's top performers with AlphaTauri in 2020 - and it wasn't just about his Monza win. Now with the full backing of his team, he's relishing settling into a team leadership role in 2021

Gasly frustrated after kerb strike wrecks qualifying hopes

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly was left frustrated after floor damage cost him performance in qualifying for the Sakhir Grand Prix.

Bahrain 'oval' has a “strange, aggressive" kerb - Gasly
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Bahrain 'oval' has a “strange, aggressive" kerb - Gasly

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says that Bahrain’s outer circuit has a “strange” and “aggressive” kerb in the linking section that isn’t normally used.

How a "supernatural" adaption resurrected Gasly’s F1 career Prime

How a "supernatural" adaption resurrected Gasly’s F1 career

A nightmare start to 2019 resulted in Pierre Gasly's demotion back to AlphaTauri, but he's rebounded superbly, culminating in that surprise victory at Monza . Here, Gasly and race engineer Pierre Hamelin explain his redemptive journey to Oleg Karpov.

Gasly: AlphaTauri's pace was “embarrassing” in Turkey

Pierre Gasly has called the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team’s performance in Turkey “embarrassing” and “poor” after both he and teammate Daniil Kvyat finished outside the points.

Gasly under threat of pitlane start as FIA investigates aborted PU change

The AlphaTauri Formula 1 team is under investigation by the FIA stewards in Turkey after changing its mind on fitting a new Honda power unit overnight in Pierre Gasly's car.

Weld failure triggered Gasly's retirement at Imola

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly has called his retirement from the Emilia Romagna GP "quite hard" after a weld failure led to a loss of water pressure.

Imola test not the secret to fourth on grid - Gasly

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly has downplayed the value of a pre-season test at Imola despite equalling his best ever qualifying performance with fourth on the grid for the Emilia Romagna GP.

Horner: Reasons for AlphaTauri stay “made clear” to Gasly

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner has challenged Pierre Gasly’s suggestion that he was "surprised" that he was not considered for a promotion to the Formula 1 team in 2021.

Gasly to run Senna tribute helmet at Imola

Pierre Gasly had unveiled an Ayrton Senna tribute helmet livery, which the AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver will use at this weekend's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola.

Gasly "surprised" he wasn't considered for Red Bull return

AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly is “surprised” not to have been considered for a return to Red Bull’s senior Formula 1 team for 2021 following his Monza win, but insists he is “not disappointed”. 

Horner explains why Gasly wasn’t on Red Bull shortlist

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner says that Pierre Gasly was not under consideration for a return to the senior team because he is performing so well at AlphaTauri.

AlphaTauri retains Pierre Gasly for 2021 F1 season

Pierre Gasly will remain with AlphaTauri for the 2021 Formula 1 season after being formally named as part of the team’s line-up for next year on Wednesday.

Gasly feels he is driving better than ever

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly believes that he's driving better than ever after a strong run to fifth place in Portugal.

Gasly facing penalties threat after engine fire in FP2

Pierre Gasly says he had just a few seconds warning before a major fire erupted around the rear of his AlphaTauri Formula 1 car in second practice for the Portuguese GP.

Gasly: AlphaTauri has "big ambitions" to match Red Bull

Pierre Gasly thinks staying at AlphaTauri in the long term would not necessarily be a bad thing for his career, with the outfit having "big ambitions" to match Red Bull.

Gasly explains reasons behind Q1 exit at Mugello

Pierre Gasly blamed a mixture of a wrong set-up direction and running out of battery power at the end of the lap for his surprise Q1 exit at the Tuscan Grand Prix.

Horner: Gasly/Albon swap wouldn't make sense

Christian Horner believes it "wouldn't make sense" to swap Pierre Gasly and Alexander Albon back between Red Bull and AlphaTauri, but a final decision will be made "later in the year".

Albon: Gasly's first F1 win doesn't put extra pressure on me

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon insists that Pierre Gasly’s Italian GP victory has not put any extra pressure on him to secure his future with the team.

Gasly: Vettel welcomed me to Toro Rosso F1 “winners’ club”

AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly revealed that Sebastian Vettel phoned after his Italian Grand Prix victory to congratulate him on joining the “winners' club” for the team formerly known as Scuderia Toro Rosso.

Exclusive: The real inside story of Gasly’s shock F1 win

Pierre Gasly's Italian Grand Prix victory will long live in the memory. But the journey to that famous win was one of many parts. AlphaTauri team manager Graham Watson speaks exclusively to Motorsport.com to give the inside story of one crazy Sunday…

Would a Red Bull return really be best for Gasly? Prime

Would a Red Bull return really be best for Gasly?

Pierre Gasly's triumph in the Italian Grand Prix highlighted how far he has come since his Red Bull demotion. But if a recall did become a possibility, there are real questions over whether that would be in the 2020 Formula 1 star's best interests.

Gasly feels "ready" for Red Bull F1 team return

AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly feels he is "ready" to return to Red Bull Racing should the team wish to recall him following his shock win at the Italian Grand Prix.

Hamilton: Gasly's Monza F1 win has "got to hurt" Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton says Pierre Gasly's Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix victory has "got to hurt" Red Bull following his demotion from the team last year.

Gasly "struggling to realise" maiden F1 win at Monza

Pierre Gasly was left “struggling to realise” his maiden Formula 1 victory after delivering a shock result for AlphaTauri in the Italian Grand Prix.

Gasly: I’ve “no idea” where P4 Monza F1 pace came from

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly provided the biggest surprise in Monza on Friday by lapping fourth fastest in FP2 – and even the Frenchman couldn’t explain his Italian GP practice pace.

Gasly form not prompting Red Bull driver swap thoughts

Red Bull says that it is having no second thoughts about its current driver line up in Formula 1, despite Pierre Gasly’s recent impressive form.

Gasly thought he would hit wall in Perez fight at Spa

AlphaTauri F1 driver Pierre Gasly admits he thought "we were in the wall" when he pulled off a spectacular pass of Sergio Perez in the Belgian GP.

Gasly still finding Hubert's death "hard to accept"

Pierre Gasly still finds it hard to accept that close friend Anthoine Hubert passed away in a crash last year, as he admitted returning to Spa-Francorchamps today was not easy.

How Red Bull’s other 2020 F1 star has made Marko “really happy” Prime

How Red Bull’s other 2020 F1 star has made Marko “really happy”

Max Verstappen has strongly led the charge for Red Bull so far in Formula 1 2020, mixing it with the mighty Mercedes team on occasion. But another driver on the energy drink giant's books has also been delivering fine performances this season…

Kvyat set for five-place grid penalty for British GP

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Daniil Kvyat is set to receive a five-place grid penalty for Sunday’s British Grand Prix after taking a new gearbox ahead of Saturday morning practice.

Gasly to get Honda engine change for Hungarian GP

Honda will change the power unit in Pierre Gasly's AlphaTauri Formula 1 car after recurring issues through qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Gasly reveals he almost parked car that finished P7 in Austria

Pierre Gasly has revealed that his AlphaTauri team almost gave up his points finish in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix when they asked him to pit his car after just 10 laps due to fears of a brake failure.

Gasly "shocked" how excited Virtual Le Mans made him

AlphaTauri Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly admits he was "shocked" by "how much excitement" racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual gave him.

Gasly, Vandoorne and Vergne join Virtual Le Mans for Veloce

Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly and Formula E stars Jean-Eric Vergne and Stoffel Vandoorne will on the virtual Le Mans 24 Hours grid for Veloce Esports.

Why Gasly needs more of Leclerc's steel Prime

Why Gasly needs more of Leclerc's steel

France is the home of grand prix racing, though for much of the past decade it has contributed very few drivers to the Formula 1 grid. That's all changed now, with four drivers flying the flag on the current grid - but some of them have their work cut out to fulfil their potential, says Ben Edwards

Kubica quickest in opening session of second F1 test

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 reserve driver Robert Kubica set the fastest time on the opening morning of the second 2020 pre-season test at Barcelona, with Pierre Gasly second for AlphaTauri.

Red Bull backs Gasly to become "great" again

Pierre Gasly has what it takes to win a place back at Red Bull and become "great" again in Formula 1, reckons the energy drink company's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko.

Gasly felt he had to disprove 'bullshit' claims about driving

Pierre Gasly says he needed to use the same fighting spirit that had helped him get in to Formula 1 to disprove 'bullshit' claims that he had forgotten how to drive last year.

Gasly felt like he was in "Hollywood movie" last year

Pierre Gasly felt he was in a Hollywood movie at times last year as he experienced an incredible season of highs and lows in Formula 1.

Kvyat a "living example" of bouncing back for Gasly

Daniil Kvyat says that he is a “living example” for his AlphaTauri Formula 1 teammate Pierre Gasly of how a driver can bounce back from adversity.

Top Stories of 2019, #13: Gasly loses Red Bull seat to Albon

Motorsport.com's countdown of the biggest stories in racing continues with Red Bull's sudden demotion of Pierre Gasly after just a dozen races with the team - and promotion of Alex Albon.

Gasly "disgusted" by first-lap Stroll collision

Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly says he was left "disgusted" by his opening lap collision with Lance Stroll in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Marko: Gasly "would've never recovered" staying at Red Bull

Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko believes Pierre Gasly would not have recovered from dip in Formula 1 form had he not returned to Toro Rosso from Red Bull.

What Gasly can learn from his superb response to demotion Prime

What Gasly can learn from his superb response to demotion

Pierre Gasly is almost unrecognisable from the driver who left Red Bull no choice but to demote him. While his response to that has been outstanding, he must do more if he is to fulfil the promise his talent offers

Gasly boosted by "relief" of no Red Bull pressure - Horner

Pierre Gasly's return to his best in Formula 1 has been triggered by the "relief" of escaping the intense pressure that hurt him at Red Bull, reckons his former boss Christian Horner.

Gasly's podium finish "Incredible", says Verstappen

Max Verstappen called Pierre Gasly's first Formula 1 podium in the Brazilian Grand Prix "incredible", while Lewis Hamilton labelled it "really awesome" after the Toro Rosso driver's mid-season demotion.

Gasly: "Insane" podium "the best day of my life"

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says his Brazilian Grand Prix podium was “insane”, “really emotional” and “just the best day of my life”.

Gasly driving "exceptionally well" at Toro Rosso - Horner

Pierre Gasly has driven "exceptionally well" since his mid-season demotion to Toro Rosso, says his former Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner.

Kvyat: Perez clash penalty "stupid" and "unacceptable"

Daniil Kvyat has described his penalty for colliding with Sergio Perez in the United States Grand Prix as "stupid" and "unacceptable".