F1 STAR Pierre Gasly was not completely satisfied when Crimson Bull signed Sergio Perez to be Max Verstappen’s teammate.
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Pierre Gasly has applauded the brand new rules for the 2022 F1 season. Modifications to the foundations have made overtaking a lot simpler and wheel-to-wheel racing a theme up to now this yr. The Frenchman mentioned at this time: “After two races we will already say that the brand new rules have succeeded in making overtaking simpler than earlier than. “It’s an excellent factor you could usually observe one other automotive extra carefully and we noticed the results of that with good battles by the sector, I feel that’s a pattern that may proceed all through the season.”
Gasly has impressed in current seasons driving for AlphaTauri, the sister staff of Crimson Bull.
In 2019, Gasly drove for Crimson Bull alongside their star man Max Verstappen, however was despatched again to their sister staff after struggling for tempo.
Regardless of displaying respectable tempo the next season, Crimson Bull opted to offer Sergio Perez their second seat going into the 2021 season.
In September final yr, ESPN quoted Gasly as saying he was pissed off that he was not given one other probability with Crimson Bull.
Gasly mentioned: “To signal once more and to be out of Q1, to complete one lap behind his teammate, and to be elected greatest driver of the (Dutch) GP, sure, there’s frustration. Particularly after I end fourth with a a lot inferior automotive to his.”
Former F1 driver Christijan Albers additionally mentioned in September that Gasly will really feel “screwed over”.
Pierre Gasly information: Gasly was indignant about Perez becoming a member of Crimson Bull (Picture: getty)
Pierre Gasly information: Gasly has impressed with AlphaTauri (Picture: getty)
He added: “Gasly deserves a spot elsewhere.
“Nevertheless, you simply have these strangulation contracts at Crimson Bull. The one one who does not have a strangulation contract is Max Verstappen, however the remaining simply have a significant issue.
“Younger driver programmes like which are all enjoyable and video games, however I’ve additionally skilled it myself, they’re no joke. It is not like you possibly can simply determine to go elsewhere, you really want ‘Uncle Marko’ for that.
“However after I have a look at Gasly’s efficiency, which is steady, and his perspective off the observe, you see that frustration and he’ll actually really feel screwed by Crimson Bull.”
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F1 information: Gasly drove for Crimson Bull (Picture: getty)
Albers additionally criticised the Crimson Bull staff for placing stress on second drivers, referring additionally to Alex Albon, who was additionally ditched swiftly by the staff after struggling for tempo.
He mentioned: “The stress they placed on their drivers can also be actually flawed.
“I feel it’s actually disrespectful how they’ve handled their drivers prior to now. I do not speak about it anymore as a result of Max is there, however with Daniil Kvyat it was additionally horrible. That man was on the rostrum [in China in 2016], however was blasted out earlier than the subsequent race.
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F1 information: Gasly struggled at Crimson Bull (Picture: getty)
F1 information: Perez joined Crimson Bull (Picture: getty)
“Let’s be trustworthy, that is senseless. However that is Marko, though they’ve discovered from it.”
On Perez, Albers mentioned the Mexican was enduring the identical remedy as his predecessors.
He continued: “They’ve tried to not put the identical stress on Alex Albon and they’re now attempting to do the identical with Sergio Perez.
“In order that they do be taught from their errors and, in that respect, I’ve to offer them some credit score, however, earlier than that, it was actually the old school Austrian means of Dr. Marko.”