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  1. Piquet Jr to defend Washington DC Global Rallycross win with SH RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    SH Rallycross/DRR announced today that Nelson Piquet Jr. will return to the team to defend his Washington D. C. Red Bull Global Rallycross win. Piquet Jr., who drove for the team in 2014 and 2015, finishing fourth in the championship both years, claimed his first and the team's first victory last year in Washington D.C. He will pilot the No.


  2. Ami James Brands, Inc. Engages Top Designer for CollaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Market Wire

    Ms. Olan will be working from mood board to completion with creative direction from Ami James. Ms. Olan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in fashion merchandising and management from the Fashion Institute of Technology New York City.


  3. Nelson's Column: From Le Mans to London and back to NASCARRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | columnist Nelson Piquet Jr stood on the podium at Le Mans, ended a frustrating Formula E season in London and will soon make a NASCAR comeback too. The last month has been pretty cool for me! I got to experience the amazing Le Mans 24 hours again, and that's a race I would love to do every year.


  4. NASCAR Road Course Return for Piquet JrRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Paddock Talk

    Nelson Piquet Jr will make his NASCAR return on 13 August 2016, when he joins Biagi-DenBeste Racing to take on the Mid-Ohio 200 Xfinity Series road course race. Piquet Jr was a regular on the NASCAR scene between 2010-2014, during which time he became the first Brazilian to visit Victory Lane in a top tier NASCAR category, when he won the Nationwide Series race at Road America in 2012.


  5. Nelson Piquet Jr. to make NASCAR return at Mid-OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 |

    Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. will be making his NASCAR comeback next month for Biagi-DenBeste Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series . Piquet's last NASCAR start came in the Sprint Cup Series in the 2014 Watkins Glen race, where he finished 26th.


  6. More details on Chinese firm NextEV's electric supercar plansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | BenzConnection

    A few that have been reported on here at Motor Authority include Atieva, Detroit Electric, Faraday Future/LeEco, Karma, National Electric Vehicle Sweden and TechRules. Another is NextEV, which competes in the Formula E Championship and whose top driver, Nelson Piquet, Jr., won the electric car racing series' inaugural season.


  7. Piquet denied F3 race entry for PauRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Formula 1 Blog

    The story of Nelson Piquet Jr's return to Formula 3 for a one-off race in Pau has become a bit odd as the FIA have denied his application to race saying: "We cannot deny that we were pleased that a driver with the talent and the achievements of Nelson Piquet Jr has expressed a desire to race in a round of the FIA F3 European Championship at a prestigious circuit such as Pau," said single seater commission president Stefano Domenicali. "However, we must keep in mind the spirit of the championship - as one of the primary steps on the ladder to F1.


  8. Silverstone WEC: Audi stuns Porsche to lock out front rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 |

    ... Rebellion Racing failed to get either of its cars out with both drivers. The #12 car of Nick Heidfeld and Nelson Piquet Jr suffered a mid-session electronics issue, while the sister #13 car failed to start at all. In the LMP2 class, it was the ...


  9. Nelson Piquet Jr Will Join Rebellion Racing For Le Mans 24 Hours And First Rounds Of The 2016 Fia WecRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    One of the most famous names in motorsport will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours this season as Rebellion Racing is pleased to confirm today that Nelson Piquet Jr will join forces with Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld at the wheel of the #12 Rebellion R-One LMP1 AER powered car in the French classic in June. To ensure Nelson Piquet Jr gets the most racing experience and mileage aboard the #12 Rebellion R-One LMP1 ahead of the 24 hour endurance event, the Brazilian ace will race at the opening rounds of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship at the 6 Hours of Silverstone and the 6 Hours of Spa.


  10. NEXTEV set to acquire whole Formula E teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 |

    The NEXTEV technology company is set to become the dominant owner of the Formula E team it is involved in, has learned. NEXTEV, a relatively new start-up company which is headed by former Ford CEO Martin Leach, first bought into the original Team China Racing team midway through the first season of the championship.


  11. Chinese auto start-ups are poised to disrupt the electric car marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Chinese tech billionaire Jia Yueting, above in April, revealed last year that his streaming video company, Letv, was working on an electric car. Chinese tech billionaire Jia Yueting, above in April, revealed last year that his streaming video company, Letv, was working on an electric car. 1 comment

  12. Sebastian Vettel Wins 2015 Race Of ChampionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | BenzConnection

    The Race of Champions has been held since 1988 as a means of pitting drivers from all types of racing against each other in equally prepared cars. This year's Race of Champions, which was held November 21-22 at London's former Olympic Stadium, featured 20 racers, and four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel came out on top.


  13. Pietro Fittipaldi targeting first family Le Mans winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 |

    ... Talking more about his family tradition, the Brazilian noted the contribution of Christian, Papis and Nelson Piquet Jr towards his fledgling career. "My uncle Max Papis married to my mom's sister, he helps me a lot and also Christian Fittipaldi, my ...


  14. Red Bull GRC Race Recaps: BarbadosRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    IN BRIEF: For the second event in a row, a Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross driver swept a Red Bull Global Rallycross doubleheader-only this time it was Tanner Foust doing the winning. Foust took both races at Bushy Park Barbados to set up a head-to-head battle with teammate Scott Speed for the Supercar championship in Las Vegas.


  15. GRC race recap: BarbadosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 |

    Tanner Foust took both races at Bushy Park Barbados to set up a head-to-head battle with teammate Scott Speed for the Supercar championship in Las Vegas. Supercar points leader Ken Block ended a Barbados event on his roof for the second year in a row, hitting a dirt berm before the jump and sliding to a halt on his roof during the last chance qualifier.