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‘Gasly promoted faster than Red Bull wanted'

Pierre Gasly is stepping into a Red Bull racer 'faster' than Christian Horner had wanted, the team boss had admitted. The Frenchman has been promoted to Red Bull for this year's championship, stepping up after only one full season at Toro Rosso. He was handed the job after Daniel Ricciardo shocked Red Bull when he decided to quit the team in favour of signing with Renault. That means Gasly will take on Max Verstappen as his new team-mate, a task that Horner says won't be easy. 'Pierre is a very quick driver and it is up to us to give him a little bit of time to get up to speed,' the team boss told Autosport. 'It is faster than we would have originally liked to elevate him into the team, so...
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