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Pierre Gasly's 'pure joy' at 'amazing' Red Bull promotion

(CNN)Ten months ago, Pierre Gasly was just grateful for a place on the Formula One starting grid.Having replaced Daniil Kvyat in one of the Toro Rosso cars, the French youngster finished 15th on his debut at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.Now installed as Red Bull's lead driver for 2019, his rise has been meteoric -- in his own words, everything has happened "so fast."Joining @redbullracing in 2019! 😁Super exciting with the coming challenges!! 🙌 #FullGas pic.twitter.com/bNeVSKbbxE— Pierre Gasly 🇫🇷 (@PierreGASLY) August 20, 2018 After accruing 28 points so far this season, including a fourth-place finish in Bahrain, the 22-year-old received a call last month that caught even him by surprise.Gasly answered the phone in his under ...