Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly is venturing into soccer. Not as a player, but as an investor in Versailles, a club from the Paris suburb playing in the French third division. The Frenchman will join the club as joint shareholder, alongside Alexandre Mulliez — the grandson of the founder of Auchan multinational retail group — and his partner Fabien Lazare. F1 Needs To Take Control of Red Bull Drama as Christian Horner Accuser Files FIA Complaint Against Him.

“I'm delighted to be joining FC Versailles because I've always wanted to get involved in professional football," said Gasly, who drives for Alpine. "This is the start of a wonderful story. Go Versailles!”

Pierre Gasly Invests in FC Versailles

The club did not reveal the percentage of Gasly's shareholding. Mulliez took over the financially stricken club last year.

“I am convinced that our collaboration will be fruitful,” he said. “As a long-standing F1 fan, I know how lucky we are to have Pierre at our side to help us achieve all our goals.”

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