AlphaTauri has confirmed Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the team through the 2022 season providing 'crucial consistency and stability' to the team.
Gasly will continue for a third full season with AlphaTauri since returning from Red Bull mid-way through 2019 with Tsunoda looking to build on a mixed rookie campaign.
Looking into the new aerodynamic era of Formula 1, Gasly assessed "there are great things to achieve".
“I am very happy to be moving forward with Scuderia AlphaTauri for another season in Formula 1, especially after seeing the progress that we’ve made as a team since I first joined in 2017," he said.
"Seeing the performance we’ve shown so far this season, I think there are great things to achieve for the rest of this season and for next year, especially with the upcoming changes to the championship in 2022.
"I’m very excited to see what we can accomplish in the new era of F1 and to keep working with the team as best as I can to bring us forward in the team standings. This year has been very successful so far and I really believe we can work well together to do even better in 2022.”
For Tsunoda, the season has been one of ups and downs with a number of errors punctuating his campaign after scoring points in a stunning debut outing.
“I’m really excited to be staying with Scuderia AlphaTauri for a second season," said Tsunoda.
"It’s an incredible opportunity and I’m so thankful to the team for letting me continue to grow my experience in Formula 1 with them.
"I have a very good relationship with Pierre, I have learnt a lot from him already this year and his experience has helped me to keep developing my own skills, so it’s great to be continuing my F1 journey with him.
"Having recently moved out to Faenza I am feeling very settled within the team and am looking forward to the upcoming season.”
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