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Piquet Jr still thinking about F1 return?

'Singapore-gate' protagonist Nelson Piquet Jr says he has 'all sorts of plans' and is keeping his 'eyes and ears open'.
Nelson Piquet Jr has hinted that he could return to F1, although he doesn't think there is a chance it will happen this year.

Piquet, who left F1 with his tail between his legs in the wake of Singapore-gate - one of the most explosive examples of cheating in recent sporting memory - began his career on the other side of the Pond in NASCAR last weekend, when he made his debut in the ARCA Racing Series' curtain-raising Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200.

Speaking to Motorsport Aktuell though, the former Renault F1 driver added that he won't necessarily compete exclusively in the USA in 2010.

“I have all sorts of plans, and I am keeping my eyes and ears open,” he explained. “Let's see what I find to drive.

“In December I finished just behind Michael Schumacher at the kart world championships in Las Vegas. I am also working on a deal to go to Le Mans with a GT2 Ferrari.”

Asked specifically about F1, Piquet was non-committal.

“Who knows. But this year, F1 is in a bit of a muddle, with all these (new) teams but no one knowing whether they will be there or not. It reminds me more of GP2,” he concluded.

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nancyrubia - Unregistered

February 11, 2010 2:19 PM

#JJJ, Nelson Piquet Jr never payed for compite in F1. When in Renault he was payed. So stop saying something is totally false. And he doesn´t want to pay for return to F1. :)


February 11, 2010 3:01 PM

Rob01, I guess one would have to try to think about something interesting while driving a truck in an oval track, otherwise it could be utterly boring... Posted by MM - Unregistered (2 hours 27 minutes ago) MM.. you have NO clue.. 30-40 trucks running side by side at nearly 200mph three feet from each other is NOT boring. Understand what you are talking about before spewing bull.

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