Red Bull: Gasly like a different driver at British GP
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has praised Pierre Gasly for his performance at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, saying he looked like a completely different performer to the one who has been struggling all season.
After Daniel Ricciardo surprised everyone by joining Renault, Red Bull opted to fasttrack Gasly from junior team Toro Rosso as his replacement. It hasn’t been a happy team move as of yet, as up until the weekend he had been outperformed by team-mate Max Verstappen in every single 2019 race.
However, he bested the Dutchman for the first time on Sunday as he finished fourth, just missing out on his first podium place.
That came after increasing criticism and speculation that he could be replaced by Red Bull. This time, though, he is receiving nothing but praise.
"I think Pierre has done a very good job all weekend," said Horner.
"Turning the page from Austria, that was a really tough weekend for him, and coming here [he was] just focusing on what he is doing and not worrying what his team-mate was doing.
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