F1: Gasly at Alpine, is it imminent?
Published on September 17, 2022 at 10:35 a.m. by The editorial staff
Looking for a replacement for Fernando Alonso, the Alpine team has set its sights on Pierre Gasly. While the case promised to be complicated due to several sporting obstacles such as finding a successor to Gasly at AlphaTauri, but also extra-sporting problems due to the bad relationship he has with Esteban Ocon, it would finally be in good shape. way.
This is the rumor that has been shaking the paddock lately. Whereas Fernando Alonso announced his departure fromAlpine to join Aston Martin and pick up the tub of Sebastian Vettel, Alpine struggles to find a replacement. Oscar Piastri had been announced by the French team before the latter denied this information and signed with McLaren. Pierre Gasly therefore acted as the favorite to become the new teammate ofEsteban Ocon and the trend seems to be confirmed.
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Gasly at Alpine, things are heating up
A major obstacle stood in the way of Pierre Gasly towards Alpine. In effect, Alpha Tauri was slow to find a replacement. Colton Herta was targeted but tired of the lengthy negotiations, he decided to pursue his career in IndyCar. This Friday, Helmut Markoresponsible for young pilots at Red Bull Racingconfirmed to seek a successor to Pierre Gasly during an interview with Motorsport-Total : “ Yes, I’m looking for a replacement. » According to information from The Teamit is Nyck de Vries who should engage with Alpha Tauri in the next few days. The Dutch pilot was spotted with Helmut Marko in Graz, Austria. The formalization of Pierre Gasly at the house of Alpine would also be imminent always according to The Team.
Ocon ready to welcome Gasly
It was the other question that put the signature of Pierre Gasly at the house of Alpine. In fact, he and Esteban Ocon have a complicated relationship and their youthful friendship when they went karting seems far away. On his side, Esteban Ocon disregard it all for the sake ofAlpine. ” Can I live with Gasly? There is respect, we are professional riders, no matter who will be with me next season, I will have a correct attitude towards the team he said in an interview with Motorsport.com.