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360 video: Watch Piquet's Formula E crash onboard Vergne

In the closing laps of last Saturday’s Punta del Este ePrix, Jean-Eric Vergne had ran down Nelson Piquet Jr. and was battling him for eighth position. With two laps to go, Vergne attempted a pass and the two made contact, with Piquet emerging in front. However, Piquet’s car was slightly damaged and, when he threw it into a turn a couple of corners later, he spun and crashed....
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Twelve wild rides of 2015: Pedro Piquet rolls Porsche nine times

Editor's note: From Dec. 1 to Dec. 12, FOX Sports will be counting down the 12 craziest rides caught on video in 2015. Seventeen-year-old Pedro Piquet, son of three-time Formula One Champion Nelson Piquet and younger brother of FIA Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr., is an accomplished racer in his own right, winning the 2014 Brazilian Formula 3 Championship. However, things didn’t...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr. Wins Red Bull Global Rallycross Washington DC presented by Volkswagen

Nelson Piquet Jr. earned the first victory of his Red Bull Global Rallycross career in Saturday's Red Bull GRC Washington DC presented by Volkswagen. After finishing runner-up to Patrik Sandell in last year's inaugural race in DC, Piquet turned the tables by holding off Sandell from start to finish in this season’s final. “Thanks to my team—they’ve been making the car quicker...

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...
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June 28, 2015  |  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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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