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Pierre Gasly

Formula 1 driver

Pierre Gasly
Vital statistics for Pierre Gasly
NationalityFRA
BirthplaceRouen, France
Born7 February 1996
Age22
F1 debutMalaysian Grand Prix, 2017
Driver number10
Current teamScuderia Toro Rosso

As a Red Bull development driver, Gasly has experience of plenty of single seater series' but he's been waiting in the wings for an F1 opportunity. At the end of the 2017 season, he was swapped into the Toro Rosso team in place of Daniil Kvyat, with a view to a full time race drive in 2018.

F1 biography

With a traditional route into racing, Gasly worked his way up the karting championships in France before heading international, and then switching to single seaters. In 2011, he took to his first single seater series, heading back to France for the F4 Championship. He also participated in Formula Renault Eurocup and the Northern European Cup, as well as Formula Renault 3.5.

In 2014, Gasly made an appearance in the GP2 series, as a one-off replacement for a weekend. He was granted some off-season testing, and then was signed for a full season. He remained in the sport for three seasons, until in 2017, he moved to the Japanese Super Formula.

Alongside those duties, he joined the Red Bull Formula One team as reserve driver for the 2016 and 2017 season. Towards the end of the 2017 season, Gasly was confirmed as a replacement for Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for several races, as a test of his potential for a full season in Formula One.