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  Nelson Piquet Jr.  
#30 Chevrolet  

Hometown:  Brasilia, Brazil
Nationality:  Brazilian
Date of Birth:  7/25/1985
Height:  5`8
Weight:  155 lbs
All Time Wins:  1
Notes:  

First NASCAR national touring series race win came in the Nationwide event at Road America in June 2012. His maiden Nationwide victory came in just his third start.

Scored his maiden NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in August 2012 at Michigan.

Voted most popular driver in Truck Series in 2012.

Finished second to Joey Coulter in 2011 Truck Series rookie of the year point standings.

Ran limited schedule in Truck Series in 2010, making debut in season-opener at Daytona.

Released from Renault Formula One team midway through the 2009 season.

Recorded first Formula One podium finish (second) in German Grand Prix during rookie season in 2008.

Son of three-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet.


SeasonRankPointsPBStartsWinsTop 5Top 10Money Won
2013 12 861 -319 33 0 0 5 $762,287
2012 100(T) 0 -1251 2 1 1 1 $79,136
2011 89(T) 0 -1222 1 0 0 0 $21,568
2010 102 146 -5493 1 0 0 1 $24,218
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2013 ResultsRaceStartFinishPointsLaps Led
Feb. 23 DRIVE4COPD 3001711330 of 120
Mar. 02 Dollar General 2002315290 of 200
Mar. 09 Sam's Town 3001113310 of 200
Mar. 16 Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 3001934100 of 104
Mar. 23 Royal Purple 300516280 of 150
Apr. 12 O'Reilly Auto Parts 3001918260 of 200
Apr. 26 ToyotaCare 2502314300 of 250
May. 04 Aaron's 3121629150 of 92
May. 10 VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 2002116280 of 147
May. 25 History 3001316280 of 200
Jun. 01 5-Hour Energy 2002220240 of 200
Jun. 09 DuPont Pioneer 2502225190 of 243
Jun. 15 Alliance Truck Parts 250219350 of 125
Jun. 22 Johnsonville Sausage 200621230 of 55
Jun. 28 Feed the Children 300188360 of 170
Jul. 05 Subway Firecracker 2502021230 of 101
Jul. 13 CNBC Prime's the Profit 2001512320 of 213
Jul. 21 STP 3002117270 of 200
Jul. 27 Indiana 250814300 of 100
Aug. 03 U.S. Cellular 2501314300 of 250
Aug. 10 Zippo 20079350 of 82
Aug. 17 Nationwide Children's Hospital 200527170 of 92
Aug. 23 Food City 2502224200 of 246
Aug. 31 Great Clips / Grit Chips 3001012320 of 195
Sep. 06 Virginia 529 College Savings 2501621230 of 250
Sep. 14 Dollar General 300910340 of 200
Sep. 21 Kentucky 3001627170 of 194
Sep. 28 5-Hour Energy 2001624200 of 194
Oct. 05 Kansas Lottery 3001420240 of 200
Oct. 11 Dollar General 3002825190 of 199
Nov. 02 O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge1715290 of 200
Nov. 09 ServiceMaster 2002118260 of 200
Nov. 16 Ford EcoBoost 3001510340 of 200