PIERRE GASLY has agreed to stick with Alpha Tauri for the 2021 Formulation One season.
The Frenchman has loved a breakthrough marketing campaign this time round, winning his first Grand Prix along the way.
Gasly, 24, received his first GP earlier this 12 monthsCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
And he’ll stay on Crimson Bull’s second group for a 3rd 12 months.
The id of his companion, nonetheless, is anybody’s guess – with Daniil Kvyat anticipated to be dropped.
Upon the announcement, Gasly, 24, mentioned: “I am extraordinarily completely happy to proceed with Scuderia Alpha Tauri for an additional season.
“This 12 months goes very properly, and we’re on observe to have our most profitable season within the group’s historical past.
“I really feel we now have a really sturdy relationship, we now have managed to take each alternative that is come our means, the perfect one on the Italian Grand Prix.
“Profitable my first Formula One race in Monza was a really particular second for me, and it was made additional candy to ship a second win within the group’s historical past, so I am very happy with that.
“I am going to do my most to push the group and take all my duty to deliver it as far ahead as I can.”
Gasly made his F1 debut in 2018 with Alpha Tauri, then often called Toro Rosso.
Having initially impressed, he was promoted to Crimson Bull’s most important group alongside Max Verstappen.
However having struggled alongside the Belgian, he returned to Toro Rosso in a swap with Alexander Albon throughout the 2019 marketing campaign.
Upon at present’s information, group principal Franz Tost mentioned: “Pierre has been a part of the Crimson Bull driver pool for a few years and I hope he’ll stay within the Crimson Bull household for a lot of seasons forward.
“Pierre has confirmed to be extremely aggressive additionally due to his nice race craft, extracting the automotive’s potential at each race and giving precious suggestions to his engineers.”
As for Kvyat’s place, one main contender is regarded as Japanese F2 star Yuki Tsunoda – whereas Albon may doubtlessly be demoted.
Alex Albon may return to Alpha TauriCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation