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

    Jan 2, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    The NEXTEV technology company is set to become the dominant owner of the Formula E team it is involved in, Motorsport.com 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.

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  2. 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

  3. 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.

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

    Nov 11, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    ... 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 ...

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  5. 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.

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

    May 10, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    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.

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  7. Massa and Piquet Jr to team up at ROCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Planet-F1.com

    Felipe Massa will return to the Race Of Champions after a 10-year absence with the Williams driver teaming up with Nelson Piquet Jr at this year's edition. The Formula 1 veteran's last appearance in the event was back in Paris in 2005, but he will make his comeback at London's former Olympic Stadium on 20-21 November.

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  8. 2015 Road America: NASCAR Xfinity Qualifying ResultsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Starting Line Up by Row Road America 6th Annual Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville Provided by NASCAR Statistics - Sat, August 29, 2015 @ 12:22 PM Eastern Track Race Record: Nelson Piquet Jr. 06/23/12 02:22:35 85.171 All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest 2003-2015 by PaddockTalk.com.

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  9. Piquet Jr Clinches First Global Rallycross victory in WashingtonRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2015 | Paddock Talk

    Nelson Piquet Jr dominated proceedings in the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship in Washington DC this weekend, taking two heat wins and a semi-final win on his way to overall victory, the Brazilian's first finals triumph of his GRC career. It was also the first GRC victory for his team, SH Racing.

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  10. Piquet hopes IndyCar test might "open door" at PenskeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    Recently-crowned FIA Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr will test a Penske IndyCar at Sonoma next week, and hopes it will "open a door" with one of American racing's true superteams. The ex-F1 racer will test Penske's Chevrolet-powered Dallara next Thursday following his one-off drive in the Indy Lights series at Toronto, which made him eligible.

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  11. Ken Block victorious in first GRC event held on an active military baseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    Ken Block won the Sunday's inaugural Red Bull Global Rallycross MCAS New River and became the first driver to win multiple times this season. The fourth round of the 2015 Global Rallycross championship took place at a United States Marine Corps base in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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

    Jun 16, 2015 | 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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  13. Chapinotti Continues Racing Rebirth In Adopted HomelandRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | 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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  14. All Three Mazda Road To Indy Series Head North Of The BorderRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | 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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  15. All three Mazda Road to Indy series head NorthRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | 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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  16. Piquet Jr Joins Carlin For TorontoRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | 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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  17. IndyLights - Nelson Piquet Jr to race for Carlin at TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | 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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  18. Piquet Jr.'s unfinished businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | 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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  19. A czar is born at Moscow ePrix [spoilers + videos]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | 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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  20. Olsbergs Mse Ready To Return To X Games Podium Joni Wiman And...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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