Tag Archive: Nelson Piquet Jr.

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 »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Nov 22

Alonso would be champion in 2012 Sauber – Piquet jr

Fernando Alonso’s former teammate thinks the Spaniard could have been this year’s world champion at the wheel of a Sauber.

2009-07-25 - Renault - Nelson Piquet 012012-11-16_0025Nelson Piquet jr, who was Alonso’s teammate at Renault in 2008 and 2009, thinks the 2012 Ferrari has been outclassed by the likes of Lotus and Sauber this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Nelson Piquet Jr and TAG Heuer Join Forces with their Eyes on the Prize

A new partnership with TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear

2012-10-01 - Nelson Piquet - TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear 012012-10-01 - Nelson Piquet - TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear 02Following his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) victory at Las Vegas on Saturday night, Nelson Piquet Jr is proud to announce a new partnership with TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear, which will see the celebrated Swiss brand emblazoned on Piquet’s NCWTS Chevrolet Silverado, and on his helmet strip as the Brazilian guns for victories over the remainder of the 2012 season.

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Aug 23

Piquet Jr camp clarifies Senna comments

Nelson Piquet Jr has denied reports he doubts the great Ayrton Senna would have succeeded in today’s formula one.

Nelson Piquet Jr. - photo © Jared C. Tilton- Getty Images2011-02-18_0404The former Renault driver’s spokesman Luis Ferrari said there is “absolutely no way” the Brazilian said his countryman Senna would not have won races in today’s cars.

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Aug 22

Senna not good enough for today’s F1 – Piquet Jr

“He was very fast but he had no talent in terms of the technical and mechanical.”

Ayrton SennaNelson Piquet Jr. - photo © Jared C. Tilton- Getty ImagesHaving already derided the talents of Romain Grosjean and Kimi Raikkonen this week, Nelson Piquet Jr turned his attention to perhaps the most revered F1 driver of all time. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Piquet jr slams driver lineup at Lotus

Nelson Piquet Jr has slammed the driver lineup of his former formula one team.

Nelson Piquet - Nelson Piquet JrNelson Piquet Jr. - photo © Jared C. Tilton- Getty ImagesScoring just 19 points in his 28 races for the works Renault team in 2008 and 2009, the now 27-year-old Brazilian turned to Nascar racing after leaving F1 amid the ‘crashgate’ scandal.

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Jul 25

Piquet to make second 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Bristol

This will be Piquet Jr’s second NNS start of 2012

Turner MotorsportsNASCAR Nationwide Series - Road America - Nelson Piquet Jr 01Turner Motorsports announced today that Nelson Piquet Jr will return to the cockpit of the No. 30 Turner Motorsports Chevrolet Impala at the upcoming NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Jul 25

Alex Tagliani to drive Turner Motorsports No. 30 entry in upcoming NASCAR Nationwide Series NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge in Montreal

Tagliani to drive in Montreal in the NASCAR Nationwide NAPA 200

NAPAPiecesdAuto2002011-08-17_0014Turner Motorsports will field the No. 30 Chevrolet with driver Alex Tagliani for the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on August 18, 2012. Tagliani, a hometown favorite in Montreal, will compete on the circuit he knows well after narrowly finishing second in an epic battle to the finish during last year’s event. He hopes to better that result in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

F1 success ‘just didn’t happen for me’ – Piquet

Having left F1 in shame three years ago, Nelson Piquet jr hopes his time has finally arrived.

NASCAR Nationwide Series - Road America - Nelson Piquet Jr 01NASCAR Nationwide Series - Road America - Nelson Piquet Jr 02As the son of a triple world champion, the Brazilian entered formula one with high hopes: managed by Flavio Briatore and at Renault’s title-winning works team.

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