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Why Red Bull has dropped Gasly for Albon in F1

Red Bull caused a shock in the Formula 1 summer break by announcing it has dropped Pierre Gasly back to Toro Rosso, replacing him with rookie Alexander Albon - just over a week after the team said Gasly's drive was safe until the end of the year. Scott Mitchell explains why Red Bull felt the time was right to make the change, why it chose Albon over the more experienced Daniil Kvyat, and what it means for Red Bull's second seat alongside Max Verstappen for 2020

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  1. Itz Vxen

    Itz Vxen

    21 uur geleden

    Well considering albon was more likely to win the championship in a toro Rosso compared to Gasly in a red bull even tho the car is fitted to Verstappens skills

  2. Ash Dyer

    Ash Dyer

    Dag geleden

    Austrian entrepreneur Dietrich Mateschitz was inspired by an existing energy drink named Krating Daeng, which was first introduced and sold in Thailand by Chaleo Yoovidhya. He took this idea, modified the ingredients to suit the tastes of Westerners,[6] and, in partnership with Chaleo, founded Red Bull GmbH in 1987 in Chakkapong, Thailand. In Thai, daeng means red, and a krating (known in English as a gaur or Indian bison) is a large species of wild bovine native to South Asia. Yoovidhya's heirs own majority stakes in both brands, and they both use the same red bull on yellow sun logo while continuing to market the separate drinks to the respective Thai and Western markets

  3. Taslim Ahmed

    Taslim Ahmed

    Dag geleden

    i think Mr. Horner can really handle genius like Alonso as he shown with MAX. and in many others. Come on RB- you can fix the relation between Alonso and Honda. I wish all F1 fans will agree on this. Please RB. & why not?

  4. Stefan Kurcubic

    Stefan Kurcubic

    2 dagen geleden

    Well, Gasly is a teammate to one of the best drivers right now and one that can be on pair with Hamilton in the future. And if he gets a chance to drive for the best teams, maybe even better. So the only thing wrong about Gasly is that he is competing against the best. Its the same with Bottas. He is not a bad driver if you look at his times and stats, but if you compare him to Hamilton, he is no where close. Albon will maybe have better chances, and they wont give the seat to Kvyat yet, as that would be his second chance, and he is not good enough right now. Maybe Albon does something great, maybe not. I think RB are sure that Max will stay for next season, they are just trying to find the best driver no2 in the house.

  5. gonzalo gallego

    gonzalo gallego

    2 dagen geleden

    I'd like to see alonso

  6. menon koonjul

    menon koonjul

    2 dagen geleden

    Pascal Werhlein everyone has forgotten for the wrong reasons

  7. Joël Tamboer

    Joël Tamboer

    2 dagen geleden

    Nyck de vries along side max

  8. LeSemiya

    LeSemiya

    2 dagen geleden

    CARLOS SAINZ YOU BLID PEOPLE

  9. Simon E

    Simon E

    2 dagen geleden

    As much as we all wanted to see Kvyat next to Max, I wish the best to Albon

  10. Mayur Raut

    Mayur Raut

    2 dagen geleden

    I would like to see DAniel Ricciardo

  11. Alan Johnson

    Alan Johnson

    2 dagen geleden

    Ricciardo back to RB and let him and Verstappen race - extremely interesting scenario.

  12. Kuma Kaori

    Kuma Kaori

    3 dagen geleden

    Aha, Albon's trial run to see who partners max for 2020, does seem to make the most sense. If he isn't up to snuff, they'll swap in Kvyat...

  13. Terry Grygiel

    Terry Grygiel

    3 dagen geleden

    Bring back Ricciardo

  14. Mikael Meulenbeld

    Mikael Meulenbeld

    3 dagen geleden

    Kubica still faster than gasly

  15. James Milne

    James Milne

    3 dagen geleden

    Why not pluck Hartley out of the dust bin and let him do what he can do?

  16. R K

    R K

    3 dagen geleden

    no need for a vid he's rubbish

  17. irakli kh

    irakli kh

    3 dagen geleden

    I'm fan of Gasly but he is too slow ... yes he was good in tr but in rbr too slow

  18. Dylan Kumar

    Dylan Kumar

    3 dagen geleden

    This 4 and a half min video could've been summed up in 2 words "Gasly's Shit"

  19. reon barrett

    reon barrett

    3 dagen geleden

    nothing to lose

  20. TheMrBennito

    TheMrBennito

    3 dagen geleden

    it's a mental issue combined with a questionable team performance for the 2nd RB seat

  21. Diamond Leo

    Diamond Leo

    3 dagen geleden

    Here's What's happening : Verstappen will stay along side Sainz.

  22. Wanda Torre

    Wanda Torre

    4 dagen geleden

    That's a big negative ghost rider. Albon will not do better then Gasly. Since Albon will still serve as a test car to develop Max's car. If Red Bull upgraded the cars evenly I'd say that you'd see better results from Gasly.

  23. Leroy Creemers

    Leroy Creemers

    4 dagen geleden

    im just here to get the answer and still havnt got anny

  24. Graham

    Graham

    4 dagen geleden

    It will be very interesting to see how Albon gets on. It's always possible that Max is simply that good and that Gasly was showing what the Red Bull is really like.

  25. Marcus Whyte

    Marcus Whyte

    4 dagen geleden

    I hope that Kevin Magnussen will be Verstappen's teammate in 2020! 🔥❤

  26. Dannny Mooren

    Dannny Mooren

    4 dagen geleden

    en terecht had 3 races eerder moeten gebeuren Gasly AU REVOIR 👍

  27. Dehy

    Dehy

    4 dagen geleden

    3:50 "who Red Bull thinks is the best driver at the moment" I might be biased because I'm also Dutch, but yes, best driver by far!

  28. bowlchamps37

    bowlchamps37

    4 dagen geleden

    Red Bull wants to in obviously. And they want a good teammate. I like the move. Gasly has shown that he is not good enough to challenge at least Ferrari for 2nd place in the constructors. Can it ruin Albon. Yes. But RB after the season knows where it´s at. And a driver worth the cockpit next to Max can deal with it, even a young one. Max and Charles have shown it.

  29. Zoran Milosavljevic

    Zoran Milosavljevic

    4 dagen geleden

    Since Red Bull owes its newfound pace to Honda they should put Kamui Koybashi in the second car if not him it should be a Japanese driver.

  30. xevious2501

    xevious2501

    4 dagen geleden

    Well you can say his performance has been Gastly

  31. Simon Haan

    Simon Haan

    4 dagen geleden

    Kimi 😁

  32. Braden Wells

    Braden Wells

    5 dagen geleden

    Bring back Ricardo

  33. Kaiserlos T

    Kaiserlos T

    5 dagen geleden

    Definitely Gasly is shit as ant french driver, the only mistake was promoting him in the first place. Albon is good but Kvyat would perform much better.

  34. Runwulf Herut

    Runwulf Herut

    5 dagen geleden

    Red Bull is right!

  35. Perry Richardson

    Perry Richardson

    5 dagen geleden

    Red Bull Should Have Snatched up Esteban Ocon after 2018 Unfunded but shockingly quick and cool headed.

  36. Brandon Mann

    Brandon Mann

    5 dagen geleden

    daniel riccardo

  37. jptothetree

    jptothetree

    5 dagen geleden

    Get some, Albon!!!

  38. Henry B.

    Henry B.

    5 dagen geleden

    Beitske Visser in the Red Bull and Jamie Chadwick in the Williams

  39. EUROPEAN GOLD

    EUROPEAN GOLD

    5 dagen geleden

    Ocon or Di Resta would have been better fits

  40. Britishbomber 1

    Britishbomber 1

    5 dagen geleden

    2 words send it

  41. Alaminxlr8

    Alaminxlr8

    5 dagen geleden

    Bring ric back to red bull

  42. Kelly

    Kelly

    5 dagen geleden

    I'd like to see Daniel Ricciardo in a Red Bull. He's a great driver who's lacking a good car.

    • Graham

      Graham

      3 dagen geleden

      @Rientzzz - I'm sure you're right. Sometimes it is difficult to tell if someone is being funny or being stupid though.

    • Rientzzz

      Rientzzz

      4 dagen geleden

      @Graham I think Kelly knows ;)

    • Graham

      Graham

      4 dagen geleden

      I hope that is a sarcastic comment, or didn't you know where Daniel drove from 2014-2018?

  43. BBQ reunie

    BBQ reunie

    5 dagen geleden

    Kvyat for 2020 next to Max, he derserves it I believe.

  44. Nick Stevenson

    Nick Stevenson

    5 dagen geleden

    I’m very happy Alex is getting his chance in the Red Bull, I’m sure he is going to adapt really well. Good luck boy.

  45. Eugene Musumba

    Eugene Musumba

    5 dagen geleden

    I think it's a bad decision, it's albon's first year in formula 1 he , he has very little experience with F1 cars and general F1 operations, although his progress has been impressive, they should let him stay at torro rosso for at least the rest of the season so that he can get better accustomed to formula 1 before piling on him the pressure of contending with Max Verstappen and adapting to a new car .

  46. Pablo Hendriks

    Pablo Hendriks

    5 dagen geleden

    How does it work with the manufacturer and drivers championship when a driver gets swapped mid season?

  47. Mesque

    Mesque

    5 dagen geleden

    Give Kubica real F1 car....just for one session!

  48. 262nuts

    262nuts

    5 dagen geleden

    FINALLY

  49. Visvesh Narayan

    Visvesh Narayan

    5 dagen geleden

    They could've solved this by signing Ocon for the rest of this season and dropping Gasly.

    • Geert Matthys

      Geert Matthys

      5 dagen geleden

      You're kidding right 😁

  50. Shivashish Arora

    Shivashish Arora

    5 dagen geleden

    Albon is a nice driver and RedBull has taken the right decision; according to my perspective. However, for next year, I would enjoy to see Esteban Ocon back in F1 as a red bull driver.

    • Paul Adolfs

      Paul Adolfs

      2 dagen geleden

      Shivashish Arora Ocon and verstappen? No way..

  51. Jim S

    Jim S

    6 dagen geleden

    Good decision....

  52. Butt Rogers

    Butt Rogers

    6 dagen geleden

    Is it possible that Redbull are simply taking a gamble on Albon to give them the points to beat Ferrari this year,with the expectation of picking up Bottas for 2020?

  53. Dave McRee

    Dave McRee

    6 dagen geleden

    A no brainer really. 1. Useless 2. Ongoing media beat up (like the whole Bottas thing) forces team to do something it could have let slide until contracts came up. RedbullF1: We better do something else this line of questioning will go on all damn season we'll look (moreso) like tools.

  54. Dodgy Duddridge garage

    Dodgy Duddridge garage

    6 dagen geleden

    I personally think max is just on another level and well out performing the red bull f1 car that's why the other driver dont look as good

  55. Ronald K. Wiley Jr.

    Ronald K. Wiley Jr.

    6 dagen geleden

    Smart decision. If Albon doesn't do well enough, they know kvyat is hungry for a comeback.

  56. Nathan Budd

    Nathan Budd

    6 dagen geleden

    As unlikely as it is... could you imagine how it would go down if Albon was quicker than Verstappen?!

  57. Woogie Harrelson

    Woogie Harrelson

    6 dagen geleden

    Gasly wins at Spa in a Toro Rosso followed by Kvyat and Albon in 3rd. Max gets lapped 6 times.

    • Paul Adolfs

      Paul Adolfs

      2 dagen geleden

      Woogie Harrelson and then the alarm clock went off..

  58. watson956

    watson956

    6 dagen geleden

    I agree that RB should make a move, but I'd have thought Kvyat was the logical choice. He's 11 points ahead of Albon, with a podium. Albon hasn't performed "excellently" (as the narrator describes); he's been good, but Kvyat has been better.

    • Henry B.

      Henry B.

      5 dagen geleden

      they want to test Albon and see how Albon does in the Red Bull. They already have many data of Kvyat in the Red Bull, so in the end they know which driver would be the best option for the 2nd car next year. Maybe they bring Hartley back ;-)

  59. awannagannaful

    awannagannaful

    6 dagen geleden

    It's simple really: if Albon performs well, they keep him, longevity proves the wisdom in the longer term investment. If he doesn't, and Kvyat continues to deliver at STR, they can take him for next year, and Albon will still have gained some senior top level experience for when the spot opens next. Personally, i would have preferred to see Kvyat and i think he deserved it more too.

  60. Luke Septer

    Luke Septer

    6 dagen geleden

    I think it was a bit harsh to instantly drop gasly in the middle of his first season at red bull, but I do understand the choice of red bull as the switch might be determinative for their position in the constructors championships

  61. Garrett

    Garrett

    6 dagen geleden

    It's a gamble, for sure. But I think it's definitely worth it. I wonder why Albon got it over Kyvat, but both have had excellent races. Both are able to get more out of their cars than Gasly, who's had trouble staying in the top 6 even though his car is significantly faster than the 7th fastest, on average. Taking a risky bet on a good driver will probably be better than taking a sure bet on an under-performing one.

  62. Matt Jantz

    Matt Jantz

    6 dagen geleden

    If it weren't for Horner, Newey and Verstappen, I would not be a fan of RB. Marko is so full of himself.

  63. Max Zhu

    Max Zhu

    6 dagen geleden

    What took redbull so long!

  64. lauchstange lp

    lauchstange lp

    6 dagen geleden

    You could say the maFiA Loved Kid and Not the best driver

  65. TuborgTV

    TuborgTV

    6 dagen geleden

    I hope to see Magnussen besidde max next season, he’s a very taken driver with a bright future in Formula 1

  66. hungry panda

    hungry panda

    6 dagen geleden

    To call gasly a man is a 'yoke'

  67. Verliebt

    Verliebt

    6 dagen geleden

    Albon is going to crash into verstappen 3 races in a row.

    • Henry B.

      Henry B.

      5 dagen geleden

      the new torpedo?

  68. DailyBits

    DailyBits

    6 dagen geleden

    Albon is no better. You can't compare redbull 3 bad drivers to max. Max is near Vettel Hamilton standards. Watch this guy fail miserably

  69. DJ D'Angelo

    DJ D'Angelo

    6 dagen geleden

    Daaamn i would really have loved to see Magnussen in that seat!!

  70. CrowKYS

    CrowKYS

    6 dagen geleden

    Why not take kvyat, he has proven he is better

  71. Henry C

    Henry C

    6 dagen geleden

    Hulkenberg and Max....

    • Henry B.

      Henry B.

      4 dagen geleden

      @Henry C Thanks C ;-)

    • Henry C

      Henry C

      4 dagen geleden

      @Henry B. Ah my gad - Hello 'B, Have a great day!!

    • Henry B.

      Henry B.

      5 dagen geleden

      exactly C , the little and big pancake ;-)

  72. Jasmine

    Jasmine

    6 dagen geleden

    Great information but what a boring video this was

  73. Lionel Chapis

    Lionel Chapis

    6 dagen geleden

    Christian Horner proves again he is a giant megalomaniac F1 manager. His team will just explode in flight soon like an overinflated ballon because of his stupid gambling “strategy”... sad.

  74. Fadi Matta

    Fadi Matta

    6 dagen geleden

    Red Bull made the right decision of bringing Albon mid season... they will try, it it works that’s great.... if not, they have to give Alonso a chance for 2020... they will have the best 2 F1 drivers !! And pls don’t reply back by Honda won’t accept Alonso... anything is possible to win the championship!!

    • Jasmine

      Jasmine

      6 dagen geleden

      it's Spa.....can't wait to watch the sky F1 telecast. Plus, I'm sure there is a clause in Gasly's contract that has a poor performance clause in it....

  75. NO WAY

    NO WAY

    6 dagen geleden

    Could it be that the phone conversation went like this? 6:59am Gasly is walking around in his Toro Rosso Pyjamas (the Redbull pyjamas aren't arrived yet) and suddely after one minute the phone rings Ring Ring Ring, Gasly thinks: you know what it is vacation I pick it up, Yeah hi, hmmm sorry good morning who is this? Morning Pierre it is Dr. Helmut Marko, I have two messages for you one with good news and a second with bad news. Which one do you want to hear? Gasly: yeah give me the good news. Dr. Marko: you have to go immediatly to Toro Rosso the seat of Albon has become available. Gasly: okay great thanks Dr. Marko, but I cannot drive two cars. Gasly: Hmmmmmmm, can you give me the bad news? Phone: Klick.. tut tut tut tut tut tut......... Gasly: Helloooo Hellloooooooo......

  76. Don Starnes

    Don Starnes

    6 dagen geleden

    Albon is the perfect choice for RB. Want to see Ocon side with Lewis..... unless they can get Fred (Alonso). 8>D

  77. Apocalyptic Weasel

    Apocalyptic Weasel

    6 dagen geleden

    I would like to see max in a ferrari alongside charles.

  78. Mahdi Heydarpour

    Mahdi Heydarpour

    6 dagen geleden

    Max and Lewis for Mercedes and Seb and Alex for Redbull and Valtteri to Ferrari in 2020

  79. Jamie Liristis

    Jamie Liristis

    6 dagen geleden

    Maybe call up an old Red bull driver or was part with the team like vergne? F1 experience? Didnt get the chance? Anyone?

  80. michael lavery

    michael lavery

    6 dagen geleden

    Don't rule out a surprise victory at Spa. Remember last year ; it was advantageous to follow a car into el rouge and overtake in the slipstream. Red bull have a great chassis for the mid part of the circuit so it could be inserting.

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