At the end of the last Qatar Grand Prix, the third to last round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship, Franz Tost commented on Pierre Gasly’s growth from the beginning of the season to today, specifying how the Frenchman is making giant steps in understanding the car, even in terms of its more complex components. An important step forward that could allow him to aim for ambitious goals not only for 2022, but also for the three-year period up to 2025. The goal, of course, is to return to Red Bull to “redeem” the failure of two years. does.
“Pierre always increases the level of his performance”, stated the Team Principal. “Compared to the beginning of the year, he took another big step forward in terms of understanding the technical part of the car. It shows us how much he has matured and how well he understands the more complex parts of current cars ”.
“At the moment, in my opinion, our car is faster than the Alpine, so we have all the credentials to hit the target of fifth place in the constructors,” he continued. “We can also count on two fantastic riders, as well as the fact that the team is doing a great job”.
“For the end of the season we will try to take advantage of all the opportunities we have, even if Alpine has managed to get a lot of points in Hungary and Qatar. Every race can change everyone and therefore we must be ready ”, he concluded.