Gasly not giving up despite Perez extension: 'Want to be in a Red Bull'

07-10-2021 14:58 | Updated: 07-10-2021 15:42
by GPblog.com
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Gasly not giving up despite Perez extension: 'Want to be in a Red Bull'

Sergio Perez will once again drive alongside Max Verstappen at the Red Bull team next year. Despite the Mexican's contract extension, Pierre Gasly still believes in a return to Red Bull in the future.

During the press conference ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix, Gasly talks about the comment he made about Perez at Zandvoort. Indeed, he expressed his frustration on French TV about why Red Bull had not chosen him. He was also surprised that Perez was named Driver of the Day during that weekend.

“Well, I think to put everything back it in the right space, I think, nothing was related to Sergio, you know, it's more on my case and the relationship that I have with Red Bull, in my personal contract and for my future”, Gasly says on Crash.net"I think I performed at a very good level in Toro Rosso. Better than I did in 2018, when I was given the opportunity, and I am performing at a better level, more experienced. And, yeah, I felt that based on this year, I could have deserved a better chance, but then that's the decision, it doesn't stop my motivation."

Gasly's goal is still Red Bull

“I've been in Sergio's position. It's part of obviously as a career perspective my goal is to be in Red Bull, and there is no surprise for that, I want to be in a car, which allows me to fight for wins and podiums. And that will always be the target, because that's what I'm, you know, working for every morning, working on myself, trying to be a better driver, win races", continues the AlphaTauri driver.

“So, they made the decision, you know, I'm happy for them, [that] they're having a very successful season. And, you know, keep pushing and try to get my chance in the future, because that's what I want. I want to fight for a world championship.”

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