Tag Archive: Nelson Piquet Jr.

Apr 08

Behind the scenes: Long Beach ePrix

Leonardo DiCaprio co-owns the Venturi Formula E team

DiCaprio heads list of stars to support electric seriesLeonardo DiCaprio led a list of Hollywood A-listers who attended last weekend’s inaugural Long Beach ePrix – all captured in our Behind-the-Scenes gallery. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Emotional Piquet emulates his father (updated)

In 1980, Nelson Piquet scored his first F1 win in the Long Beach Grand Prix

China Racing star takes first win at Long BeachAs he stood on top of the podium, Nelson Piquet Jr held his trophy in one hand and his crash helmet – a tribute to his father’s original design – in the other. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Piquet leads Bird and Vergne in #FanBoost

China Racing driver has held position and looks on course to win his first #FanBoost

See where your favourite driver is on the FanBoost live leaderboardWith only one day to go until the Long Beach ePrix, Nelson Piquet Jr still leads the way ahead of Sam Bird and Jean-Eric Vergne in the race to receive the #FanBoost vote. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

China Racing to compete at historic Long Beach track

China Racing cars are run by engineers and mechanics of Campos Racing

Both China Racing drivers in Miami, Nelson Piquet Jr and Charles, will team up again at classic Long Beach event, which will be slightly shortened for the ePrix in comparison with that used in the Formula 1, IndyCar or ALMS. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Piquet poised for #FanBoost

With one week to go until the Long Beach ePrix, Nelson Piquet Jr is poised for his first #FanBoost win

See where your favourite driver is on the FanBoost live leaderboard

The China Racing driver, whose father won the 1980 Long Beach Grand Prix, currently leads the live leaderboard, having moved to the top of the standings late on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Piquet Jr. staged a spectacular recovery to finish 5th for China Racing

Charles Pic had to retire on the opening lap

Brazil´s pilot ended 2nd fastest in today´s qualifying but he had to serve a five-place grid penalty from the last race. Leading the field during pit stops, Piquet Jr. finished 5th. Pic was forced to retire on lap one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

American challenge in the streets of Miami

Charles Pic debuts in Formula E

This beautiful American city hosts a new round of the Formula E, whose two next races will take place in the giant American. France´s Charles Pic, Arthur´s brother, will team with Nelson Piquet Jr.
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Jan 12

Formula E: Superb spectacle at Argentinian round

The fourth ePrix of the season

Formula E - Buenos Aires The FIA Formula E Championship drivers and teams returned to action in Buenos Aires a few days into the New Year, at the fourth ePrix of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

FE : da Costa survives crazy race for maiden win

After four drivers ahead hit problems with just a few laps remaining

Antonio Félix da Costa Antonio Felix da Costa has clinched a remarkable first FIA Formula E Championship win in Argentina after benefiting from the drama that befell four cars that were running ahead of him during the closing stages. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Piquet pleased with first podium

“It was a great start, immediate reaction and the car handled very well on the first lap” – Piquet

2014-08-19- 0051 Nelson Piquet Jr. was satisfied with his performance in the Punta del Este ePrix after scoring his and China Racing’s first podium finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Brilliant Buemi wins in Punta del Este

Sebastien Buemi scores e-dams-Renault’s maiden victory!

e.dams-Renault driver grabs maiden victory in UruguaySebastien Buemi clinched his first Formula E victory with a great drive in Punta del Este, holding off a charging Jean-Eric Vergne for a well-deserved win. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Jean-Eric Vergne to start on pole position in Punta del Este

FIA Formula E Championship – Punta del Este ePrix – Qualifying

FIA Formula E Championship Formula E debutant and Andretti driver Jean-Eric Vergne will start from pole position in Punta del Este ahead of Nelson Piquet Jr. and Nicolas Prost. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Enstone Eras: Part Two

In the second of three parts we look back at our closer association with Renault
04 - Lotus F1 TeamIn the second of three parts we look at our closer association with Renault, when the team was known as the Renault F1 Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

China Racing heads to South at Uruguay´s Punta del Este

Chinca Racing, whose cars are run by Campos Racing, will have an important novelty with regard to its driver line-up.

The most important change is Antonio Garcia, as the Spanish racer will team up with Nelson Piquet Jr replacing China´s Ho-Pin Tung, who will miss this Punta del Este ePrix due to other engagements. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Antonio Garcia joins China Racing in Uruguay

World-class GT racer Antonio Garcia will race alongside Nelson Piquet Jr. at China Racing for the next Formula E race.

World-class GT racer to replace Ho-Pin Tung Spaniard Garcia will make his series debut at the Punta del Este ePrix on December 13. He is replacing Ho-Pin Tung, who is unavailable to drive due to a prior commitment.

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Nov 22

Trulli knocks Piquet out of the race when battling for podium

China Racing driver was running in third place when the Italian knocked him out of the race.

Ho-Pin Tung, with another China Racing car, came eleventh. China Racing, whose cars are run by Campos Racing, has nearly achieved its maiden podium in the FIA Formula E with the Spark-Renault SRT_01E driven by Brazil´s Nelson Piquet Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Nelson Piquet Jr joins Formula E with Team China Racing (+photos)

He now joins Nick Heidfeld, Sebastian Buemi and Jarno Trulli on the Formula E grid

2014-08-19- 0051Team China Racing has announced the signing of Red Bull Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr as one of its drivers for the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship.

Jul 23

Nelson Piquet Jr to test Formula E at Donington

Nelson has a successful history in single-seater racing

2014-05-16 - Renault - Formula E (1) Current Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr will drive tomorrow for Team China Racing at the official FIA Formula E test day at Donington Park, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

World RX: Nelson Piquet Junior confirms RX Lites Cup entry for Lydden Hill

The Brazilian driver has a glowing CV in motorsport

Nelson Piquet Jr portrait Former Formula One driver Nelson Piquet Jr will compete in the RX Lites Cup at the second round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, AUTOSPORT World RX of Great Britain, which takes place at Lydden Hill race circuit this weekend (24-25 May). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Piquet Jr confirms full-time 2013 NASCAR Nationwide campaign

Marking his first full-time NNS season

NASCAR Nationwide SeriesNelson Piquet Jr, the first Brazilian to win in one of NASCAR’s top-three series, is delighted to announce that he will run full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) in 2013 with Turner Scott Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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