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Remember when... Pierre Gasly couldn't win a motor race

As part of a daily series in the run-up to the start of pre-season, Motorsport Week brings you brief left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserve/test drivers that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Red Bull’s new charger will surely be eyeing a maiden Formula 1 victory in 2019 but there was a period in his junior career when Pierre Gasly could not get atop the podium. Gasly’s success in Formula Renault 2.0 brought him to Red Bull’s attention at the end of 2013 and during a meeting in Abu Dhabi he convinced Helmut Marko to sign him up, with any family money – and the goodwill of sponsors – not enough for the next step. Marko...
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