Tag Archive: Nelsinho Piquet

Jun 11

Vettel recalls F1 fisticuffs

According to Sebastian Vettel, he made his formula one debut in 2007 as the result of a fist-fight.

2011-06-10_09022011-06-10_0865The paddock is still buzzing with rumours at present amid reports Adrian Sutil cut a Renault team executive’s neck with a broken champagne glass earlier this year in China. Read the rest of this entry »


May 12

Salo follows F1 drivers to NASCAR trucks

He will make his debut in the formative Truck series in July

2011-05-07 - HRT F1 Team - Turkey - Mika Salo - Vitantonio Liuzzi 012011-02-18_0712Mika Salo is reportedly following the likes of Juan Pablo Montoya, Nelsinho Piquet and Kimi Raikkonen in moving to the world of NASCAR racing. Finn Salo, the former Ferrari and Toyota driver, almost made the NASCAR switch a couple of years ago. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 02

Crashgate’s Piquet rules out F1 return

Nelsinho Piquet has admitted he has closed the door on formula one.

2011-02-18_04042011-02-18_0681The Brazilian’s grand prix career ended in shame after one and a half seasons two years ago, after being ousted by Flavio Briatore and then triggering the ‘crashgate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 20

Piquet and son set for tax evasion scandal

Hot on the heels of ‘crashgate’, a new scandal involving Nelson Piquet and his son is set to emerge.

NelsonPiquetJrNelson Piquet - Nelson Piquet JrThe Brazilian news weekly Veja reports that the racing driver pair are accused of tax evasion and money laundering. The report said triple world champion Piquet, and his 25-year-old son who is known as Nelsinho Piquet, allegedly laundered income by directing it through the automobile federation of the Brazilian state of Ceara. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 28

The moment of truth

The theatre: Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona

This weekend will be the last for the 2010 International GT Open season and Marco Frezza is ready for the challenge. His weapon: the usual Ferrari 430 GT3 of the Swiss Kessel Racing team. His team-mate: again Niki Cadei. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 16

Piquet wanted son to race for Toro Rosso in 2009

Nelsinho wanted to stay with Renault

Nelson Piquet’s famous father on Friday revealed his son would currently be a Toro Rosso driver had he listened to his advice. Read the rest of this entry »


May 29

Briatore backs ‘talented’ Piquet

Team boss Flavio Briatore has strongly backed Nelson Piquet

Amid rising speculation about the struggling rookie’s dubious future at Renault. Read the rest of this entry »