Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Piquet wins NASCAR East Series race in Bristol

Nelson Piquet Jr. became the first driver from Brazil to win a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race by taking the Widow Wax 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.
Piquet won the pole and led a race-high 62 laps.
He is racing full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and will be entered in two Nationwide Series races, at Road America and Watkins Glen.
The East Series race at Bristol featured Chase Elliott, son of Bill Elliott, Ryan Blaney, son of Dave Blaney and Travis Pastrana.
Go to the K&N website for more on the East Series race from Bristol.

Photo: Nelson Piquet Jr. (14) and Ryan Gifford race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. (Getty Images for NASCAR)

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