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    Video: Watch Piquet and Mansell bend some sheetmetal in Ford Fusion GP
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    As we told you about before, there were four episodes planned for the Ford Fusion GP campaign in Brazil, and the whole series has now run its course. The Ford ads pit Brazilian Formula One driver Nelson Piquet against English F1 pilot Nigel Mansell driving the new Fusion, the two coming together ...

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    Video: Nelson Piquet and Nigel Mansell revisit bitter F1 rivalry in... Ford Fusion campaign?
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    Formula One World Champions Nelson Piquet and Nigel Mansell haven't been on good terms since the 1986 season, when Piquet joined Mansell at the Williams team and Piquet spent the year privately fuming about not being granted the status of number one driver. Things only got worse from there ...

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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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    BREAKING: Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds leave Renault F1
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    Flavio Briatore might have wished that he had been a little kinder to client and former Renault F1 driver Nelson Piquet. After Piquet was sacked for non-performance following the Hungarian Grand Prix this year, he sought revenge by saying that Briatore and team engineering director Pat Symonds ...

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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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    VIDEO: Piquet Jr. does donuts in his Renault F1 car... at Ski Dubai
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    Click above for the video of Nelson Piquet Jr. putting F1 on ice
    Nelson Piquet Jr., Renault's other driver, recently took a Renault R28 F1 car out for a spin in the snows of Ski Dubai. We're not sure if it's the same chassis that Ben Sulayem crashed at another event in Dubai, but if it is the ...

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    Congeniality Award? Renault launches new R29
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    Click on either image to view the new Renault R29 in high resolution
    Wow. After seeing a few of this year's Formula One cars unveiled already, we really didn't think that the cars could get much uglier. We were wrong. Enter Renault with its latest R29, decked out in yellow and orange. And white. ...

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    F1 champ Nelson Piquet loses drivers license
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    The question of the day is, "If you're tasked with teaching a three-time Formula One champ to drive, what's the curriculum?" Some instructor in Brazil will be forced to answer that very query when he gets Nelson Piquet behind the wheel for a refresher on the rules of the road.Piquet, who's racked ...

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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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