Pierre Gasly was candid about wishing to speak with Red Bull’s racing advisor Dr. Helmut Marko about where his own future lay after learning that Sergio Perez will remain at the Red Bull racing team until 2024, preventing Gasly’s path return to the team he drove 12 races for in 2019. Pierre Gasly will continue with the AlphaTauri squad through the 2023 season, according to AlphaTauri, putting an end to rumors that he would leave for greener pastures at the end of the current campaign.
But the team verified on Friday morning what team president Franz Tost had said in Canada: that Gasly will remain with AlphaTauri for 2023 was 100% guaranteed. Tost expressed “We are really pleased to confirm that Pierre stays with us in 2023. He is definitely in the group of the best and most competitive drivers in F1 and has proven his abilities during all the time he has spent with us.”
“Undoubtedly, Pierre can play a major role in the team having a successful season next year and it will be down to us to provide him with a competitive car, so that he can continue to deliver excellent results.” expressed the AlphaTauri team principal. At the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix, Gasly made his Formula One debut with the team, which was then known as Toro Rosso. Since then, Gasly has won three podium finishes with the team, including the 2020 Italian Grand Prix.
“I have been with this team for five years now and I am proud of the journey we’ve been through together and the progress we have made. 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.” expressed the 26 year old French driver speaking about the new deal.