Jean Eric Vergne Toro Rosso era is over
Jean-Eric Vergne insists he is not giving up on Formula 1, despite after two and a half seasons into his Formula 1 grooming by Red Bull, the energy drink company's famously-harsh driver programme – led by the gruff Helmut Marko – has given the 24-year-old Frenchman his notice.
Not long ago, Vergne was the beneficiary of the severity of Marko's decisions when Toro Rosso ousted Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari — the latter just two years after making his Formula 1 debut as a teenager.
'Formula 1 can be cruel,' former McLaren driver John Watson told the Mirror this week, 'as it was to Vergne and Alguersuari.'
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