AlphaTauri officially retains Pierre Gasly for 2023 season

Pierre Gasly set to remain with AlphaTauri for the 2023 season

Pierre Gasly
Pierre Gasly is very happy with the FIA's quick reaction to the driver's complaints regarding porpoising.

There was a lot of speculation around Pierre Gasly’s future but AlphaTauri has put an end to all the rumors for at least one season. The French man is young, talented and also has the mindset to convert that talent into meaningful performances. Gasly has been marred by bad luck this season around but still has a total of 16 points which includes that impressive performance at the Azerbaijan GP.

We all remember that it didn’t work out Pierre Gasly in Red Bull 2020. But, he didn’t let that get to him and racked up some sublime performances to make a case for himself in the coming season. But, with Sergio Perez signing a renewal with Red Bull, McLaren and Mercedes seemed like the only two top teams which could potentially have a seat for him.

Daniel Ricciardo’s form has been quite a concern for McLaren and Zak Brown. The Australian has been able to score points in only two races and been outclassed by Lando Norris. Despite all of that, Zak Brown has confirmed that McLaren will stick with Daniel till 2023. Of course, AlphaTauri will be delighted to retain Pierre for another season but time is running out for the 26 year old to take that plunge and make a long lasting mark in F1.

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Pierre Gasly set to remain with AlphaTauri for the 2023 season

Pierre Gasly
Pierre Gasly

But, it’s the case of it is what it is. AlphaTauri confirmed this news of him staying with team when they named him in the line up for next year. In their official statement, the team said, “The 26-year-old Frenchman has been with us since 2017 and this continuity will be a great asset, as he enjoys an excellent working relationship with his group of engineers and everyone in the team.”

“Pierre is a proven race winner, with three podiums and three fastest race laps and to date, he has scored a total of 325 points in Formula 1. He has also developed a reputation as a very strong qualifier.”

Pierre was also happy with the decision and said, “I’m happy to remain with my Scuderia AlphaTauri team. This year’s new regulations have created new challenges for us and being able to plan our development with the team for the next 18 months is a good working basis for the future.

There has been a lot of development in terms of maturity and driving style when it comes to Pierre. But, at the same time, he would want to now prove his mettle with a top of the grid team.

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