Pierre Gasly had a French Grand Prix to forget, adding plenty of fuel to the fire regarding rumours that he may fail to see out the 2019 season with Red Bull. Gasly finished 11th in Le Castellet, but was promoted to a point-paying place by Daniel Ricciardo‘s post-race penalty.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner could not add any gloss to Gasly’s performance in his home race, revealing his disappointment at Gasly’s inability to make good on the track position given to him by smart strategy and a rapid pit-stop.
Gasly was promoted from Toro Rosso in the aftermath of Daniel Ricciardo’s shock departure to Renault and Red Bull have made little secret of the fact that the move came earlier than they had hoped for the Frenchman.
He has struggled to get up to speed