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Overview (4)

Born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Birth NameNelson Angelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior
Nickname Nelsinho
Height 5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nelson Angelo Piquet (born July 25, 1985, Heidelberg, Germany), also known as Nelson Piquet Junior or Nelsinho Piquet, is a Brazilian race car driver. He is the son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, one of Brazil's most successful F1 drivers. In the 2005 and 2006 seasons he raced in the GP2 Series, taking a win in Belgium in 2005 and claiming 2nd place in the series in 2006. He was signed as test driver for Renault Formula One team for the 2007 season, and has been promoted to the race team for 2008. Piquet currently resides in Oxford, England.

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Trivia (10)

Son of Nelson Piquet and Sylvia Tamsma.
Grew up in Brasilia, Brazil, where his father lives.
Had two sisters and four half-brothers.
Stepson of Viviane Leão.
Ex-stepson of Katherine Valentin.
Older brother of Kelly Piquet (b. December 7, 1988) and Julia Piquet (b. May 8, 1992) - daughters of Nelson Piquet and Sylvia Tamsma.
His parents separated soon after he was born and he lived in Monaco with his Dutch mother Sylvia Tamsma until he was eight years old when he moved to live in Brazil with his father.
Half-Brazilian on his father's side and Dutch on his mother's side.
Her mother Sylvia Tamsma speak eight languages.
His mother Sylvia Tamsma lived several years in Monaco.

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