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    Report: Piquet Jr. spins Scott, post-race altercation leads to kick in the jewels, arrests [w/video]
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    It seems as if NASCAR drivers are hellbent on blurring the line between their sport and pro wrestling. Nelson Piquet Jr. and Brian Scott got into a little scuffle after a Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway recently. The two drivers have had a running rivalry for some time ...

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    Crashgate Keeps Gate Crashing: Piquets reportedly suing Briatore for libel
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    You didn't actually think we'd heard the last of Crashgate, did you? The scandal that rocked the Formula One racing world last season and well into the post-season involved the Renault F1 team, its driver Nelson Piquet, Jr. and its top executives Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds. For allegedly ...

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    Nelsinho "Crashgate" Piquet confirms move to NASCAR
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    Crashing is a big deal in Formula One. Especially, as the ongoing legal battle between the FIA and one Flavio Briatore shows, if you've done it on purpose. So Nelson Piquet Jr. couldn't have been all that surprised that, after having done exactly that and then gone on to blow the whistle on his ...

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    "Victimized" F1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. reportedly headed to NASCAR truck series
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    Crashing in Formula One is taken pretty seriously. Especially if you did it on purpose. Which goes a long way towards explaining why the motorsport community is calling for the blood of Nelson Piquet Jr. The disgraced Renault driver was, in the end, the perpetrator of the so-called Crashgate ...

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    BREAKING: Renault F1 placed on suspended two-year, Briatore banned indefinitely?
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    The World Motor Sports Council took only 90 minutes to reach a verdict in the case of Crashgate – wherein former driver Nelson Piquet, Jr. intentionally chucked his car into the wall at last year's Singapore GP to hand the win to Renault teammate Fernando Alonso. Realizing that Renault was ...

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    FIA digging for dirt in Renault F1 investigation
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    Nelsinho Piquet at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix
    The FIA is always sticking its nose around, sniffing around for some trouble. So, when the motorsport governing body opened a new investigation into the Renault F1 team, frankly we weren't all that surprised or interested. The probe centered around ...

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    More Musical Chairs: Renault F1 replaces Piquet with Grosjean pending FIA penalty appeal
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    From left to right: Fernando Alonso, Flavio Briatore, Romain Grosjean and Nelsinho Piquet launch the 2009 Renault R29Click above for high-res image gallery
    Typically, most of the drivers who start a Fomula One season are the ones who carry it through to the end. But this has turned out to be ...

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    Renault F1 launches R28 in Paris
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    Click on the image above to view the new R28 in our high-resolution gallery Renault F1 fell off their form last year. After winning two back-to-back world titles, they finished third in the constructors' championship, behind erstwhile perennial mid-fielder BMW Sauber – and that was after ...

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    Piquet name returns to Formula 1
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    Rumor has it that Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. has signed with Renault F1 to be the team's third driver in 2007. Together with McLaren protege Lewis Hamilton, Piquet Jr. has dominated this year's GP2 championship, and a move to Formula 1 has been expected since 2005, when he tested for Williams ...

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