Nelson Piquet Jr. Tag

By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Since being added to the NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule in 2010, Road America has been one of the tracks on the circuit that tends to provide drivers with their first NASCAR wins and the tradition continued on Saturday afternoon. In the first six events at the track, three of those went to drivers who scored their first NASCAR wins, with Nelson Piquet, Jr. becoming the first in the 2012 event, followed by AJ Allmendinger in 2013, and Brendan Gaughan in 2014. As the NASCAR SprintRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor NASCAR road course races have become some of the most entertaining races on the schedule over the last several years, but when you throw in rain, things tend to get a little bit chaotic. On Saturday afternoon at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, that is exactly what happened for the drivers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The 75 lap event started off under overcast skies, but it didn’t take long for the rain that had been forecasted for the weekend to surround the facility andRead More

Posted On March 7, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News

Piquet Jr. joins Rebellion Racing for Le Mans

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 openingRead More

Posted On June 14, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Indy Lights

Pigot perfect in Toronto

TORONTO – Spencer Pigot survived a race under challenging conditions to make a clean sweep of the doubleheader weekend on the streets of Toronto. The victory helps the Juncos Racing driver re-enter the championship discussion after a difficult “Month of May” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The fourth career Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires win for the 21-year-old was also his twenty-second career trip to the top step of a Mazda Road To Indy podium. An eventful Cooper Tires Grand Prix of Toronto Powered by Mazda race, which sawRead More
TORONTO, Ont. – Spencer Pigot won his third Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire race of the season after inheriting the lead following a scary crash involving leaders Nelson Piquet, Jr. and RC Enerson. Pigot, the reigning Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tire champion, started third and made an impressive pass on current points leader Jack Harvey on lap 7 to regain the position. The 21-year-old Juncos Racing driver was the second MAZDASPEED scholarship winner to visit the top step of the podium in Toronto when he beat HarveyRead More