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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 kicks Brian Scott in the groin after Nationwide Richmond race (Video)

As many men would agree, getting kicked in the groin isn't a fun thing and back on Friday night, two NASCAR Nationwide drivers got into a post race confrontation which lead to one kicking the other in the groin. After battling for fifteenth place during the Richmond Toyota Care 500, drivers Nelson Piquet and Brian Scott tempers flared in the pits. Keep an eye on Piquet...
Via Outside the Boxscore
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet, Jr. Threw a Nice Front Kick to Brian Nelson's Groin After Nationwide Race in Richmond

Nelson Piquet, Jr. and Brian Nelson mix it up after the Nationwide race in Richmond. “I’m not going to take any more crap from him,” Piquet said post race. Brian Nelson: “He kicks me right... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr. Delivers Kick To Brian Scott’s Groin Following Nationwide Series race

Nelson Piquet Jr. got into a heated argument with Brian Scott after the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Friday at Richmond International Raceway. The argument turned into shoving and the shoving turned into a cheap kick to Brian’s groin which was delivered by Nelson’s foot.  The incident stemmed from the two drivers battling it out on the track for 14th place late in the race...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet, Jr. Kroger 250 Race Preview

Welcome Back…Nelson Piquet Jr. will make his return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) this weekend as he will pilot Turner Scott Motorsports’ fourth entry at Martinsville Speedway. Piquet Jr. will be behind the wheel of the No. 30 Wolf Pack Energy Services Chevy Silverado. The 2012 NCWTS Most Popular Driver award winner has four previous NCWTS starts in Martinsville...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet, Jr. Dollar General 200 by AmeriGas Race Preview

First Race in the Books…Piquet Jr. kicked off his NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) full-season campaign in the No. 30 WORX Chevrolet at the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway this past weekend. During the final practice session, the Brazilian driver finished inside the top five, showing he was a threat for the victory in the season-opening event. During the 300-mile...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Piquet to run Nationwide full time

Nelson Piquet Jr. will drive the No. 30 Chevrolet in the Nationwide Series for Turner Scott Motorsports this season. After five seasons in open wheel, the 27-year-old son of three-time world Formula One champion Nelson Piquet elected to try the stock-car ranks. The Brazilian dabbled in ARCA, NASCAR K&N and the Camping World Truck Series before signing on with Kevin Harvick Inc...
Via Fox Sports
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet, Jr. American Ethanol 200 Race Preview

Nelson Piquet Jr. made his second start at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and after starting fifth, the Brazilian native went on to capture his ninth top-10 of the season.The No. 30 truck battled in the top-five throughout the night before tight conditions relegated Piquet Jr. to an eighth-place finish. This Week’s Silverado…Turner Motorsports’ No. 30 team will be using chassis TMS...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Piquet willing to take time in NASCAR

Nelson Piquet Jr.'s famous family name doesn't quite have the same kind of clout in NASCAR as it does in the rest of the auto racing world. Some of the baggage might have made its way here from overseas, though. The son of a three-time Formula One champion, the Brazilian achieved his dream when he got an F1 ride of his own in 2008. But it ended in scandal after Piquet deliberately...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Piquet prepares for move to Turner

Turner Motorsports has announced that Nelson Piquet Jr. will join the organization's NASCAR program in 2012. Piquet will compete for the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship as well as running a limited schedule in the Nationwide Series for the team. Piquet is making his debut with the team in the Nationwide ranks this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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