NELSON PIQUET JR. RUMORS

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

Nelson Piquet Jr. Wins For The First Time In Nationwide

In just his third career start in the Nationwide Series, Nelson Piquet Jr. won both his first pole and his first race at Road America’s Sargento 200 on Saturday. Interestingly, the Brazilian-born, former Formula 1 driver won in the same car with the same crew chief as last year’s winner, Reed Sorenson. Although Piquet started [...]
Via CJ Sports NASCAR Talk
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Sargento 200 at Road America: Nelson Piquet Jr. Wins First NASCAR Nationwide Race

Camping World Truck Series regular Nelson Piquet Jr. started on the pole at Road America and scored his first NASCAR series victory on Saturday. In just his third Nationwide series start, Piquet led a race-high 19 laps and became the first Brazilian to win a NASCAR race. Michael McDowell and Ron Fellows finished in the second and third positions, with Max Papis and Sam Hornish Jr...
Via Race Review Online
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr. Becomes First Brazilian To Win NASCAR Race

photo credit: getty images/nascar media June 23, 2012 - Nelson Piquet Jr. became the first Brazilian to win a NASCAR race when he took the checkered flag in the Sargento 200 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The Camping World Truck Series regular started from the pole, and held off Michael McDowell for the first Nationwide Series win of his career. "It's difficult...
Via Captain Thunder Racing
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Piquet Jr. claims Wisconsin Nationwide race

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- Nelson Piquet Jr. held the lead on a late restart, then pulled away from the rest of the field Saturday to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America. The Brazilian, a former Formula One driver and the son of three-time F1 champion Nelson Sr., became a winner in his third career Nationwide start after starting the race from pole position. Piquet...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Piquet Jr. rolls to Nationwide victory

Nelson Piquet Jr. held the lead on a late restart, then pulled away from the rest of the field Saturday to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America. The Brazilian, a former Formula One driver and the son of three-time F1 champion Nelson Sr., became a winner in his third career Nationwide start after starting the race from pole position. Piquet's extensive road racing...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Paludo joins Turner Motorsports driver roster

Turner Motorsports announced on Monday that former Red Horse Racing driver Miguel Paludo has joined the organization to drive one of its trucks in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition in 2012. It’ll mark Paludo’s second full-time season in the series. Paludo will join fellow-Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. and James Buescher at truck drivers for Turner. “I...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Nelson Piquet Jr. No. 30 'Bienvenidos a NASCAR' Chevrolet Impala News and Notes

NELSON PIQUET JR. QUICK FACTS                         No. 30 'Bienvenidos a NASCAR' Chevrolet Impala                        Homestead-Miami Speedway                                 Ford 300November 19, 2011 No. 30 'Bienvenidos a NASCAR' Chevrolet News and Notes Turner Motorsports welcomes...
Via Frontstretch
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

IN THE COCKPIT: Nelson Piquet Jr. Driver Diary - 2011 Great To Me

I have learned so much and made great friends in my first season as a Truck Series driver...
Via Speed Network
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

IN THE COCKPIT: Nelson Piquet Jr. Driver Diary - Eyeing Rookie Crown

With the season winding down, I’m very focused on winning the Rookie of the Year honors...
Via Speed Network
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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