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  1. Nelson Piquet Jr signs multi-year Formula E dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Motorsport.com

    Formula E championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr has received a massive boost on the eve of this month's season one title decider in London by signing a multi-year contract deal with his current NEXTEV TCR team. Ex-Formula 1 racer Piquet, who leads the first-ever all-electric single-seater series by 17 points with just the double-header in Battersea Park remaining on June 27/28, only returned to single-seater competition this season after five years away in NASCAR and rallycross.

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  2. Chapinotti Continues Racing Rebirth In Adopted HomelandRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Paddock Talk

    Few drivers in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin probably savor their opportunity to strap into a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car more than Bruno Chapinotti. Chapinotti was a rising karting star in the global racing incubator of his native Brazil throughout the early and mid-1990s, with his father, Mauri, serving as his manager, mechanic and business manager.

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  3. All Three Mazda Road To Indy Series Head North Of The BorderRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Paddock Talk

    The cosmopolitan Canadian city of Toronto, Ont., is the next stop on the calendar for the entire Mazda Road to Indy development ladder as all three series - Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda - will hold two races this weekend on the challenging 1.755-mile street circuit at Exhibition Place. Drivers from as many as 15 different nations will be vying for honors over the weekend, although most eyes are likely to be focused on ex-Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr., who will be making his Indy Lights debut in place of fellow ex-F1 racer Max Chilton who is away with Le Mans commitments.

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  4. All three Mazda Road to Indy series head NorthRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Modern Tire Dealer

    The cosmopolitan Canadian city of Toronto, Ont., is the next stop on the calendar for the entire Mazda Road to Indy development ladder as all three series - Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda - will hold two races this weekend on the challenging 1.755-mile street circuit at Exhibition Place. Drivers from as many as 15 different nations will be vying for honors over the weekend, although most eyes are likely to be focused on ex-Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr., who will be making his Indy Lights debut in place of fellow ex-F1 racer Max Chilton who is away with Le Mans commitments.

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  5. Piquet Jr Joins Carlin For TorontoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Paddock Talk

    Nelson Piquet Jr will join Carlin in this weekend's Indy Lights race in Toronto. Piquet, who has experience across several categories of top level single seater racing, will join Ed Jones on the streets of Toronto, while Max Chilton is busy with Le Mans duties with Nissan.

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  6. IndyLights - Nelson Piquet Jr to race for Carlin at TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Formula 1 Blog

    The now infamous Nelson Piquet Jr will make his return to internal combustion engine-powered single-seater formula car racing this weekend on the Streets of Toroto. Piquet takes over the #14 Carlin Indy Lights seat vacated by Max Chilton as Chilton heads to Le Mans in preparation to race the new Nissan LMP1 racer.

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  7. Piquet Jr.'s unfinished businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Motorsport.com

    ... to once again prove his worth in single-seaters. When I had the pleasure to conduct an interview with Nelson Piquet Jr during British round of the World RX at Lydden Hill last year, the Brazilian's career had just recently shifted in an entirely new ...

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  8. A czar is born at Moscow ePrix [spoilers + videos]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Autoblog

    It'll be a three-way fight going into the season-closing double-header in London later this month, after Nelson Piquet, Jr. won in commanding form his second Formula E race in this inaugural season. After practice sessions dominated by Sbastiaen Buemi for the e.dams-Renault team, it was Jean-Eric Vergne who took pole position for Andretti at the Moscow ePrix this weekend on the streets of the Russian capital.

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  9. Olsbergs Mse Ready To Return To X Games Podium Joni Wiman And...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Paddock Talk

    Olsbergs MSE Ford drivers Joni Wiman and Sebastian Eriksson are ready to race at X Games Austin this weekend. The two drivers are competing in the rallycross event in Olsbergs MSE's powerful Red Bull/Bluebeam Ford Fiesta ST cars.

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  10. Piquet Jr. wins first offroad event in Peruvian Drivers ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    Brazilian racer Nelson Piquet Jr. has raced and won in countless disciplines, ranging from Formula One to NASCAR and Global Rallycross. Saturday, he collected his first win in offroad competition, competing in the Peruvian stage of the 'Drivers Challenge.'

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  11. Nelson's column: a winning start to an exciting yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    In the first of his columns for Motorsport.com, Nelson Piquet Jr gives the inside line on his racing activities in 2015 - on the city streets in Formula E and flying high in Global Rallycross. I'm going to be writing a regular blog for the site as I compete in the FIA Formula E Championship and Global Rallycross this year.

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  12. SH Racing returns to Global Rallycross and X-Games with Nelson Piquet Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    SH Racing Rallycross announced today it will return to the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship for the 2015 season with International Racer and X GAMES medalist Nelson Piquet Jr. behind the wheel. The team also unveiled a fresh look on its OMSE built Factory Ford Fiesta ST with new Primary sponsorship from HYDROXYCUT.

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  13. Craig Murto: Will Formula E electrify fans?Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Northern Virginia Daily

    Nelson Piquet Jr. became the sixth different driver to win in six FIA Formula E races when he won last weekend on the streets of Long Beach, California. This is the inaugural season for the electric racing series, which includes many world-class drivers with experience in Formula One, Sports Cars and even NASCAR.

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  14. Nelson Piquet Jr. of Brazil wins first Long Beach e-Prix raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Winner Nelson Piquet, Jr., left, and 2nd place finisher Jean-Eric Vergne celebrate with champagne at the inaugural Formula E race in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Nelson Piquet Jr. returned to Long Beach wearing a racing helmet with the design that his father, three-time Formula One champion Nelson Piquet, wore when he won his first Formula One race on the same Long Beach streets 35 years ago.

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  15. Scott Speed just wants to race for winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    American racer Scott Speed is one of those interesting drivers who have done a little of everything throughout their career. Since stepping into rallycross, Speed was an immediate success, winning on more than one occasion.

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  16. Long Beach ePrix opens three weekends of racing over city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | LA Daily News

    The action begins on Saturday with the inaugural Long Beach ePrix, the sixth Formula E race in the world's first fully electric racing series. It'll be a full day with three practice sessions, four qualifying periods and the 4:10 p.m. race.

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  17. Death Spray Custom's Racing Art: Beyond racing-inspired, the artist's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Cool Hunting

    ... the hotrod frame of superstar rider and winner of the green jersey Peter Sagan) to former F-1 pilot Nelson Piquet Jr's heat pattern-inspired NASCAR truck. "In my mind, art needs a message. You can't just say it's art. You can't just park a ...

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  18. While he enjoys Formula E, Piquet Jr. dreams of a NASCAR returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    It's a hot afternoon in Buenos Aires. The sun in January does it work in a sky free of clouds with just one hour to go for the fourth round of Formula E taking place at the new street circuit of Puerto Madero, designed and built for the occasion.

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  19. Formula E: Nelson, Nicolas and Bruno to hit the streets of PutrajayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Star Online

    Nelson Piquet Jr at a food testing session ahead of the Formula E series which will begin this Saturday. - M. AZHAR ARIF / The Star PUTRAJAYA: Ayrton Senna, Nelson Piquet and Alain Prost were just three of the biggest names in Formula One back in the 80s.

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