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  1. Teretonga Park important to Invercargill's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Southland Times

    ... were Jack Brabham, Bruce McLaren, Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart, Denny Hulme, Damon Hill and Jackie Stewart. Nelson Piquet was in the support crew of his son, Pedro Piquet, at the January international meetings in 2014-16. Overseas drivers and cars ...

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  2. 2018 F1: Alonso 'very bad politically'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | Paddock Talk

    Former F1 driver Nelson Piquet says Fernando Alonso is to blame for his lack of success over the past decade. Alonso became F1's youngest double world champion by 2006, but since then has failed to win another title with Renault, McLaren and Ferrari.

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  3. Alonso 'very bad politically' says PiquetRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 4 | GrandPrix.com

    Former F1 driver Nelson Piquet says Fernando Alonso is to blame for his lack of success over the past decade. Alonso became F1's youngest double world champion by 2006, but since then has failed to win another title with Renault, McLaren and Ferrari.

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  4. Formula 1 Grand Prix de France 2018Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | Formula1.com

    ... the fastest race lap. French Grand Prix, Paul Ricard, 4 July 1971. BEST IMAGE A Sutton Motorsport Images Nelson Piquet (BRA) Brabham BT49 qualified in 8th position but moved up to finish the race in 4th place. Formula One World Championship, ...

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  5. Formula 1 inaugurates its Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... the 2005 and 2006 champion. Logically, the three-time winners were next, a list that includes Jack Brabham, Nelson Piquet, Ayrton Senna, Niki Lauda and Jackie Stewart, the latter of whom was in attendance. Four-time winners include the recently ...

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  6. Hong Kong proves Formula E electric motor racing is nothing to whine aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... Jaguar Racing, competing in Formula E. Its two drivers are young New Zealander Mitch Evans and Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jnr, and they drive the Jaguar I-Type 2 which for this year has a new powertrain and more than 200 new parts. Not only that, but ...

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  7. Formula E Got Red Flagged For A Macau-Style Traffic Jam On The First LapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | Jalopnik

    ... 4, bringing out Formula E's first ever red flag in the series' entire 34-race history. Lotterer ran wide after Nelson Piquet Jr.'s car bounced off the curbing to his inside, which led to Lotterer getting stuck in the wall at the tight corner. No one ...

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  8. Autosport Awards: Piquet receives Gregor Grant AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The 2017 Autosport Awards paid tribute to three-time Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet's contribution to motorsport with the presentation of a Gregor Grant Award. Piquet was one of the key protagonists in F1's infamous 1980s title battles, going head to head with the likes of Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Ayrton Senna.

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  9. Radio Ga Ga: mechanical madness adds to drama at HK E-PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... put down to the tall buildings of the Central skyline, were among several recurring problems for other racers. Nelson Piquet Jnr of Jaguar managed to climb from 10th on the grid to fourth and may feel he could have finished even higher were it not ...

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  10. Piquet and Jaguars show their potential with a better showing expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Brazilian experiences a mix first day of racing but improvements are likely, while Macau Grand Prix hotshot Mortara finds the going tough and will learn from his mistakes Matters didn't go quite according to plan for Nelson Piquet Jnr on his debut for Panasonic Jaguar Racing in the first leg of the HKT Hong Kong E-Prix. But the Brazilian warmed to the task the longer the race went on - and that augurs well for the future of the man and the British outfit in just its second season of electric racing.

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  11. Motorsport: Kiwi driver at forefront of E class on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... it. We get to race in the middle of some incredible, big and iconic cities." Evans has a new teammate in Nelson Piquet jnr this year. The Brazilian has a well regarded CV, having raced in Formula One, GP2, A1GP, Nascar and Global Rally Cross. He ...

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  12. Luca Filippi is hoping Hongkongers get behind his team. Photo: Edward WongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... 32-year-old Italian said he didn't have to be asked twice when the NIO bosses rang with an offer to replace Nelson Piquet Jnr for Formula E's season four. They might be pretty big shoes to fill, considering the Brazilian claimed the series' first ...

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  13. The Formula E young gun good enough to be in F1Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Good enough to be in F1, Mitch Evans is the Formula E young gun putting New Zealand on the motorsport map His rookie season out of the way, the 23-year-old Evans is confident he can kick on with new Jaguar teammate Nelson Piquet Jnr guiding him Sitting in a business suite at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Central, 23-year-old Formula E driver Mitch Evans is soft-spoken and unassuming. But you need only ask the New Zealander's Panasonic Jaguar Racing team to get an idea of just how explosive this kid is on the track.

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  14. Sao Paulo's Formula E round postponed to 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the fifth round of the 14 race season. Brazil currently has two Formula E drivers with the inaugural champion Nelson Piquet Junior and title holder Lucas di Grassi. The Sao Paulo race was one of four new venues on the calendar along with Rome, ...

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  15. Jaguars have a lot of catching up to do in Formula E, says Piquet JnrRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Jaguars are entering their second season in Formula E and the Brazilian ace, the series' first champion, knows he has his work cut out against the more experienced teams It's clear that Nelson Piquet Jnr can't wait to get back to the business of winning as the FIA Formula E Championship enters its fourth season with the double-header around the Central Harbourfront this weekend. That impression comes both from that fact that the Brazilian has thrown the weight of his not inconsiderable experience behind the fledgling Panasonic Jaguar Racing team, and via the figure he cut on Thursday tucked in behind a wide desk at the Mandarin Oriental with an air of quiet confidence and looking for all the world like some CEO.

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  16. Piquet to be honoured at Autosport AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Three-time Formula 1 World Champion, Nelson Piquet, will be honoured with the Gregor Grant Award for Lifetime Achievement in Motorsport at the 2017 Autosport Awards ceremony this Sunday in London, England. Piquet will be in attendance at the ceremony to accept the award, which has previously been given to racing icons such as Mario Andretti, Dale Earnhardt Sr., Sir Jackie Stewart and Sir Stirling Moss, Alain Prost and Emerson Fittipaldi.

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  17. The next big thing ... now: Formula E going far beyond founder's expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... wait to get back and continue from where we left off last year." Seems strange to say but series one champion Nelson Piquet Jnr fell off the radar somewhat over seasons two and three as his NIO team struggled. The Brazilian has now switched colours, ...

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  18. Sebastien Buemi kisses his trophy after winning in Hong Kong. Photos: Formula ERead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    The Swiss Renault e.Dams driver pounces on the mistakes of rivals to salute in the city's inaugural Formula E race Sebastien Buemi showed all the qualities of a champion in taking the inaugural Hong Kong E-Prix last year, keeping his cool in a race that came with thrills aplenty for fans packed around the Central Harbourfront course. The Swiss Renault e.Dams driver had come to Hong Kong as the reigning FIA Formula E title-holder, having just missed out on the fledgling circuit's first-ever driver's championship, and he had shown himself suited to the twists and turns - and the intensity - that comes with street circuit racing.

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  19. Lost F1 tracks - Adelaide: Former home of Australian GPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... a chance of winning the title. Clear favourite was Nigel Mansell (right) as he is teased by Williams team-mate Nelson Piquet while Alain Prost looks on ahead of the title showdown between the trio Mansell (left) only needed third to win the world ...

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  20. Motorsport artist Andrew Kitson on how his hobby led to him painting for Lewis HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... humble and very kind to me." Mr Kitson has painted for big motorsports names like Damon Hill, Alain Prost, Nelson Piquet and Jackie Stewart as well as for car company Honda. Mr Kitson said: "I had read in the press that McLaren-Mercedes were backing ...

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