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Marko: Pre-season crashes undermined Gasly psych

Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko believes the crashes suffered by Pierre Gasly in pre-season testing had a detrimental and enduring psychological effect on the Frenchman. Gasly's poor results and spectacular under-performance relative to teammate Max Verstappen led to speculation that the 23-year-old could be demoted back to Toro Rosso in the middle of the season. That course of action finally came to pass as F1 head into its summer break, with Red Bull announcing a swap between Gasly and Alex Albon that will take effect at Spa when the action resumes at the end of the month. Speaking in Japan last weekend where he checked in on the Super Formula series at Motegi, Marko went more...
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