Millionaire income for Red Bull: Alpine had to pay to sign Pierre Gasly

After losing Fernando Alonso and Oscar Piastre in less than 48 hours, Albin chose Pierre Gasly to take the free seat for Team Enstone. The goal of the UK-based team is to have an all-French garage which is why they chose to sign the first Red Bull To accompany Esteban Ocon from the 2023 season. However, even with the arrival of Nyck de Vries to the Austrian team’s junior squad, Otmar Szafnauer and his company had to pay a huge sum of money to pass the 26-year-old.

Pierre Gasly made his Formula 1 debut under Toro Rosso and managed to rise to the level Red BullHe was unable to maintain a good level due to the pressure of being Max Verstappen’s teammate. In 2019, after half a season in Milton Keynes teamGasly returned to Alpha Tauri (formerly Toro Rosso) and continues there to this day. however, For the 2023 season, the French driver will replace Fernando Alonso in the Alps, but it wasn’t a free transfer for those at Enstone, but they had to pay $10m to RBR to release Gasly from his current contract.

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