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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 is currently racing in Formula E. He won the 2014/15 Formula E Championship.

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

Career Statistics[]

Entries 28
Starts 28
Pole Positions 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 1
Fastest laps 0
Points 19

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pts Pos
2008 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of Bahrain.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of China.svg Flag of Brazil.svg 19 12th
Ret 11th Ret Ret 15th Ret Ret 7th Ret 2nd 6th 11th Ret 10th Ret 4th 8th Ret
2009 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of China.svg Flag of Bahrain.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Turkey.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Singapore.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 0 21st
Ret 13th 16th 10th 12th Ret 16th 12th 13th 12th


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
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

Notes[]

v · t · e Teams and Drivers
2008 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariBMW SauberRenaultWilliamsRed BullToyotaToro RossoHondaSuper AguriForce IndiaMcLaren
Engines MercedesRenaultFerrariBMWToyotaHonda
Race Drivers Räikkönen • 2 Massa • 3 Heidfeld • 4 Kubica • 5 Alonso • 6 Piquet, Jr • 7 Rosberg • 8 Nakajima • 9 Coulthard • 10 Webber • 11 Trulli • 12 Glock • 14 Bourdais • 15 Vettel • 16 Button • 17 Barrichello • 18 Sato • 19 Davidson • 20 Sutil • 21 Fisichella • 22 Hamilton • 23 Kovalainen
Other Drivers Badoer • Gené • Schumacher • Klien • Asmer • di Grassi • Grosjean • Yamamoto • Hülkenberg • Buemi • Kobayashi • Hartley • Wurz • Conway • Filippi • Liuzzi • Paffett • de la Rosa
2009 Teams and Drivers
Teams McLarenFerrariBMW SauberRenaultToyotaToro RossoRed BullWilliamsForce IndiaBrawn
Engines MercedesRenaultFerrariBMWToyota
Race Drivers Hamilton • 2 Kovalainen • 3 Massa • Badoer • 4 Räikkönen • 5 Kubica • 6 Heidfeld • 7 Alonso • 8 Piquet, Jr • 8 Grosjean • 9 Trulli • 10 Glock • 10 Kobayashi • 11 Bourdais • 11 Alguersuari • 12 Buemi • 14 Webber • 15 Vettel • 16 Rosberg • 17 Nakajima • 20 Sutil • 21/3 Fisichella • 21 Liuzzi • 22 Button • 23 Barrichello
Other Drivers Paffett • de la Rosa • Gené • Klien • di Grassi • Hartley • Coulthard • Hülkenberg • Davidson • Wurz
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