Nelson Piquet Souto Maior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnɛwsõ piˈke], born August 17, 1952), kent as Nelson Piquet, is a Brazilian umwhile racin driver an businessman. Syne his retirement, Piquet haes been ranked amang the greatest Formula Ane drivers in various motorsport polls.
Piquet in 2013
Nelson Piquet Souto Maior|
17 August 1952
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Formula Ane Warld Championship career|
|Teams||Ensign, non-works McLaren, Brabham, Williams, Lotus, Benetton|
|Entries||207 (204 starts)|
|Championships||3 (1981, 1983, 1987)|
|Career pynts||481.5 (485.5)|
|First entry||1978 German Grand Prix|
|First win||1980 Unitit States Grand Prix Wast|
|Last win||1991 Canadian Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1991 Australie Grand Prix|
- Up until 1990, not all points scored by a driver contributed to their final World Championship tally (see list of points scoring systems for more information). Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.
- "Formula 1's Greatest Drivers – AUTOSPORT.com". F1greatestdrivers.autosport.com. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- "BBC Sport – Formula 1's greatest drivers". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-11-20. Retrieved 2013-01-04.