NASCAR Nationwide Series
  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
2002-----------------------
 
2010 ResultsRaceStartFinishPointsLaps Led
Feb. 13 DRIVE4COPD 300------------
Feb. 20 Stater Bros. 300------------
Feb. 27 Sam's Town 300------------
Mar. 20 Scotts Turf Builder 300------------
Apr. 03 Nashville 300------------
Apr. 09 Bashas' Supermarkets 200------------
Apr. 17 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300------------
Apr. 24 Aaron's 312------------
Apr. 30 BUBBA Burger 250------------
May. 07 Royal Purple 200------------
May. 15 Heluva Good! 200------------
May. 29 TECH-NET Auto Service 300------------
Jun. 05 Federated Auto Parts 300------------
Jun. 12 Meijer 300------------
Jun. 19 Bucyrus 200------------
Jun. 26 New England 200------------
Jul. 02 Subway Jalapeno 250------------
Jul. 09 Dollar General 300------------
Jul. 17 Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250------------
Jul. 24 Kroger 200------------
Jul. 31 U.S. Cellular 250------------
Aug. 07 Zippo 2001071460 of 82
Aug. 14 CARFAX 250------------
Aug. 20 Food City 250------------
Aug. 29 NAPA Auto Parts 200------------
Sep. 04 Great Clips 300------------
Sep. 10 Virginia 529 College Savings 250------------
Sep. 25 Dover 200------------
Oct. 02 Kansas Lottery 300------------
Oct. 09 CampingWorld.com 300------------
Oct. 15 Dollar General 300------------
Oct. 23 5-Hour Energy 250------------
Nov. 06 O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge------------
Nov. 13 WYPALL 200------------
Nov. 20 Ford 300------------