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Piquet Jr. Eyes Move to NASCAR After F1 Snub

Formula One race-fixer Nelson Piquet Jr. is now planning to race in NASCAR's pickup truck series after being snubbed by a number of F1 teams for a future drive.

Piquet Jr's website reports that he and fellow Brazilian Vitor Meira would test a NASCAR Camping World truck series Toyota Tundra for Red Horse Racing at Rockingham Speedway in North Carolina next Monday, with Piquet looking to "evaluate a future career among the NASCAR ranks."

Piquet Jr. was at the heart of one of F1's biggest scandals this year when it was revealed, after he had been sacked by Renault, that he had been told to crash deliberately at last year's Singapore Grand Prix to aid team mate Fernando Alonso.

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