Tag Archive: Piquet Jr

Nov 14

F1 champion Piquet has heart surgery

Triple world champion Nelson Piquet had heart surgery this week.

1981_05NelsonPiquetBrabham-CosworthAgencia Estado said the 61-year-old, who won his titles for Brabham and Williams in the 80s, had the operation to unblock an artery at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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 »