Formula 1 – Red Bull: Pierre Gasly Takes A Dig At Max Verstappen
Recently elevated to the senior group from Toro Rosso, Pierre Gasly has shot off a notice to partner Max Verstappen that he is not at Red Bull to make up the numbers.
Gasly, was likewise exceptionally reluctant and even resolved in not following group orders from the group’s race engineers while beating Brendon Hartley in 2018.
With group managers Christian Horner and Helmut Marko straightforwardly saying that they need to assemble the Red Bull side around the Dutchman, Pierre Gasly realizes that he is going into Max’s domain now.
Moreover, Verstappen is into his fifth Formula 1 battle and Gasly has only a season added to his repertoire. In an interview to Motorsport-Total, Gasly said:
“Being one of the best drivers right now will be a great challenge for me. It will take some time for me to be competitive, but I am not here to be the number two driver, that’s not what I want or what I’m happy with. These things take some time, and Max is one of the fastest guys in the paddock, which is super exciting for me, because it brings you to a higher level”
This season may be diverse to begin off with at first in any event, despite Red Bull having played no top picks since Daniel Ricciardo and Verstappen were matched from the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix.
The Frenchman is backing on it build up himself as a best 5 driver and on the off chance that Gasly is speedy immediately, he will discover measure up to treatment.
Gasly’s expectations are mounted on the Honda motor as are Verstappen’s, and obviously, it relies upon how the new 2019 directions play out and which constructor takes advantage of the new changes in controls.
Pierre Gasly says that he will not be the teams “second driver” to Max Verstappen in 2019. After a year with Red Bull’s sister team Toro Rosso, he has been promoted to race alongside the Dutchman this year.#F1Vault
— Formula One Vault (@formulaonevault) January 18, 2019
Pierre Gasly had to “negotiate” his Race Of Champions debut with Red Bull’s hierarchy, before he was given the green light to compete:https://t.co/gIPNp1EOvT
— Autosport (@autosport) January 19, 2019
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