Pierre Gasly is happy about Helmut Marko’s comments about his performance but doesn’t think he’ll be back with Red Bull.
The Frenchman spent half of the 2019 season with Red Bull before being dropped back to Toro Rosso (now AlphaTauri), replaced by Alexander Albon in the main team. He, however, managed to improve and scored three podium finishes, one being a victory at Monza in 2020.
Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko spoke about Gasly’s performance, praising him for his improvements. The AlphaTauri driver welcomed those comments but isn’t considering a move with them.
“I think it’s fair,” said Gasly when asked about Marko’s comments. “I’ve improved now with more experience, I’ve grown up a bit.
“Knowing the team also better: I’ve been working with them for a few years and I think we have a good working relationship, we know exactly what we need from each other. So I think it’s a fair comment.”
The Frenchman revealed he had “good conversations” with Marko, but isn’t considering a move to Red Bull in the future.
“We’ll see what happens for next year at the moment. I’m just focusing on myself and my own performance, trying to bring as many points as possible to the team because we are doing a very strong season, fighting for the fifth position which never happened for the team and I really hope we can get this at the end of the year so that’s the first priority and we’ll see what happens for next year a bit later in the year.”