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NELSON PIQUET RUMORS

Piquet downplays 'crashgate,' says door was open to stay in F1

When it comes to 'crashgate,' the only protagonist who did not rebuild his F1 career was Nelson Piquet Jr. Since the Singapore crash scandal struck, Pat Symonds has returned to the pitwall with Williams, helping to revive the once great British team. And Flavio Briatore is regularly linked with a return to a prominent role in F1. So why was it different for Brazilian Piquet, now...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Piquet becomes inaugural Formula E champion at London ePrix

Nelson Piquet Jr. has become the inaugural FIA Formula E series champion after finishing in seventh place in Sunday’s London ePrix. Stepahne Sarrazin dominated the race only to run over his maximum energy usage and encounter a post-race time penalty, pushing him back to 15th place and handing the win over to Britain’s Sam Bird, who crossed the line in second. Saturday’s race...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Piquet Jr. to skip X Games for Formula E race in Moscow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Nelson Piquet Jr. will skip the X Games to compete in Formula E, where he's a championship contender in the new fully electric racing series. Andreas Bakkerud will replace Piquet in the SH Racing Ford Fiesta at next weekend's X Games in Austin, Texas. Piquet is leading the Formula E standings but is in a four-way battle with three races left. He'll compete June...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr wins Visa Fastest Lap trophy at Formula E DHL Berlin EPrix

Nelson Piquet Jr today became the second winner of the Visa Fastest Lap following a nail-biting race at the DHL Berlin ePrix. Nelson produced a time of 1 minute 24.435 seconds on his last lap around the 2.469km circuit.The anti-clockwise layout, designed by Rodrigo Nunes within the 'Apron’ section of the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, saw 20 Formula E drivers, battling to...

Piquet triumphs at Formula E event in Long Beach

Thirty five years on, the Brazilian national anthem was played again at Long Beach to celebrate a Piquet victory. On Saturday, April 4,  Nelson Piquet, Jr. took his first Formula E win in the same spot where his father scored his maiden Formula 1 victory. Also confirming that sometimes history likes repeating itself, another fellow countryman found his way to the podium: back in...

Like father; like son: Piquet dominates for first win in Long Beach

Thirty-five years and five days ago, Nelson Piquet Sr. dominated the 1980 United States West Grand Prix for his first Formula One victory. On Saturday, Nelson Piquet Jr. became the sixth different driver in as many races to call himself a Formula E winner, on the same streets that had given his father his maiden grand prix win. Sebastien Buemi had qualified his e.dams Renault on...
Via Fox Sports
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr to Drive No. 77 at The Glen

Randy Humphrey Racing announced today that Nelson Piquet Jr., the first Brazilian to win in two of NASCAR's top-three national series, will pilot the No. 77 WORX Yard Tools Ford Fusion for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International this weekend. The Cheez-It 355 at The Glen marks the 29-year-old's first attempt to race in NASCAR's premier series.   WORX Yard...

NSCS: Nelson Piquet Jr. to Make Debut at Watkins Glen

JOPLIN, Mo. — Randy Humphrey Racing will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Watkins Glen International after being sidelined for most of the summer. The racing team announced that Nelson Piquet Jr. will take over the car on Sunday for his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut. Piquet is a former driver for Turner Scott Motorsports and has made numerous starts in...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr. to run NCWTS practice for John Wes Townley

As announced pre-season, John Wes Townley is running both the full ARCA Racing Series schedule for Venturini Motorsports and the full NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule for Wauters Motorsports. With an ARCA race scheduled for Friday at Michigan, Townley will miss Friday’s NCWT practice for the Saturday truck race at Gateway. As a result, Nelson Piquet Jr. will practice...
Via On Pit Road
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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