Nelson Piquet Jr.

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Nelson Angelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior (born July 25, 1985), also known as Nelson Piquet Junior or Nelsinho Piquet, is a Brazilian stock car racing driver and former Formula One and Formula E driver where he was champion in the 2014–15 season, and also races a Rebellion R-One LMP1 in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, he was signed as test driver for Renault Formula One team for the 2007 season, and was promoted to the race team for 2008, before being dropped midway through the 2009 season. After losing his drive, it emerged that he had, under instruction from senior members of the team, crashed deliberately at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix to help his teammate, Fernando Alonso, win the race. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nelson Piquet Jr. has received more than 374,463 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Nelson Piquet Jr. is the 551st most popular racing driver (up from 571st in 2019), the 4,191st most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,158th in 2019) and the 46th most popular German Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Nelson Piquet Jr. ranks 551 out of 888Before him are Jim Hall, Markus Winkelhock, Cristiano da Matta, Bob Bondurant, Cuth Harrison, and Boy Hayje. After him are Jo Vonlanthen, Corrado Fabi, Olivier Beretta, John Kocinski, François Picard, and Volker Weidler.

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Among people born in 1985, Nelson Piquet Jr. ranks 146Before him are Seo Hyun-jin, Talulah Riley, Carly Rae Jepsen, Digão, Max Minghella, and Taye Taiwo. After him are Antonio Nocerino, Tomohisa Yamashita, Joël Dicker, Philippe Senderos, Tony Martin, and Hwang Jung-eum.

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Among people born in Germany, Nelson Piquet Jr. ranks 4,191 out of 5,289Before him are Markus Winkelhock (1980), Ilona Gusenbauer (1947), David Odonkor (1984), Frank Peterson (1963), Barbara Hendricks (1952), and Doris Dörrie (1955). After him are Konrad Weise (1951), Rolf Rüssmann (1950), Volker Weidler (1962), Erwin Huber (1943), Lothar Kobluhn (1943), and Boris Gulko (1947).


Among racing drivers born in Germany, Nelson Piquet Jr. ranks 46Before him are Toni Ulmen (1906), Rudolf Krause (1907), Helmut Niedermayr (1915), Oswald Karch (1917), Ernst Klodwig (1903), and Markus Winkelhock (1980). After him are Volker Weidler (1962), Armin Schwarz (1963), André Lotterer (1981), Pascal Wehrlein (1994), John Cordts (1935), and Michael Bartels (1968).

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