Why Gasly still has it in him to save his Red Bull drive

Why Gasly still has it in him to save his Red Bull drive

Plenty has been made of Pierre Gasly's struggles since moving to Red Bull, and the pressure appears to be affecting him. Gasly has one key factor on his side in his bid to keep his seat for 2020 - but it remains to be seen whether he can save it

Nine races in and Pierre Gasly's dream move to Red Bull has turned into a nightmare. On the current trajectory, it's impossible to see Gasly remaining at the team beyond the end of this season. But there is still a realistic chance that he can turn things around after this bad start.

Gasly is not a no-hoper, he would never have earned the promotion from Toro Rosso to Red Bull if that was the case. Everything he's done in his career up to this point proves he's eminently capable of being a fast racing driver and achieving the results required, but the question is whether he can find that form up against Verstappen and in the pressure-cooker environment at the front of Formula 1.

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