NASCAR fines Nelson Piquet for gay slur

  Source: Brian Cleary/Getty Images North America NASCAR has fined driver Nelson Piquet Jr. $10,000 following comments on Instagram. Fellow Nationwide Series driver Parker Kligerman took a selfie following a workout which Piquet chose to comment with a three-letter slur. Piquet tried to explain the issue as teasing between friends. “Don’t act like if u have never called your...
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr kicks Brian Scott in the groin after Nationwide race (Video)

In NASCAR Nationwide Series racing action Friday night, Nelson Piquet Jr. kicked Brian Scott in the groin during a confrontation after the drivers finished the Richmond ToyotaCare 250. Piquet ran Scott into the wall and won the battle for 15th place in the race, while Scott had to settle for 20th.  Scott went over to "talk" to Piquet after the race when Piquet pushed...
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet wins truck series race at Las Vegas

The No. 30 Turner Motorsports truck of Nelson Piquet Jr found the way to victory lane Saturday night. Piquet was able to get around Matt Crafton on the last lap of the race to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The win was his second in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for his career. His first truck series win came at Michigan earlier this year. Piquet Jr won the NASCAR Nationwide...
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet clarifies Senna comments, says dad was better

Nelson Piquet Jr made some comments about the late Ayrton Senna which rubbed some people wrong. The comments suggested that Senna would not be as successful as he was had he driven in today’s cars. Piquet is saying that those comments were misconstrued. In fact Piquet wants everyone to know the following. “I said that if Ayrton had raced 10 years earlier, he would not have had...
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet and Alex Tagliani driving Turner Motorsports Nationwide car

Nelson Piquet and Alex Tagliani will drive the #30 Turner Motorsports car in upcoming Nationwide races. When Piquet drives the #30 car at Bristol it will be the fourth start of his career. In his most recent NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Road America in June, Piquet Jr. claimed his first victory in the top three levels of NASCAR’s touring series. Alex Tagliani will drive...
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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