Nelson Ângelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior, better known as Nelson Piquet, Jr. (PEE-kay; born 25 July 1985 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany) is a former Formula One driver who competed in the 2008 and 2009 seasons for Renault. Piquet lost his drive midway through the 2009 season in the aftermath of the Crashgate scandal in which Piquet was found guilty of intentionally crashing in order to improve the chances of his team-mate, Fernando Alonso at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
He also raced in Formula E from 2014 to 2019, where he became the series' inaugural champion.
Piquet Jr is the son of three-time World Champion, Nelson Piquet.
Formula One Career
Formula One Statistical Overview
Formula One Record
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|2004||BMW WilliamsF1 Team||Williams-BMW||Test Driver|
|2006||Mild Seven Renault F1 Team||Renault||Test Driver|
|2007||ING Renault F1 Team||Renault||Test Driver|
|2008||ING Renault F1 Team||Renault||19||12th||Report|
|2009||ING Renault F1 Team||Renault||0||21st||Report|
|Complete Formula One results|
|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
|Italics||Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap||[+] More Symbols|
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