Video: Red Bull's shock F1 Gasly/Albon driver swap explained

The Red Bull Formula 1 team made the surprise announcement on Monday that it would be replacing Pierre Gasly with Alexander Albon as soon as the upcoming Belgium Grand Prix.

Gasly has endured a disappointing first year at Red Bull while rookie Albon has been impressing in the midfield at Toro Rosso, but until now Christian Horner has always publicly voiced his support for the young French driver.

Scott Mitchell explains the logic behind Red Bull's latest decision - a move that mirrors the 2016 decision to drop current Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat for Max Verstappen - and the far-reaching implications the change has for Gasly, Albon and Red Bull's young driver programme as a whole.

Video: Red Bull's shock driver swap explained
Video: Red Bull's shock driver swap explained

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