Piquet never intended to harm Massa

Former F1 driver Nelson Piquet jr says he never intended for his actions to deprive fellow Brazilian Felipe Massa of the 2008 title. “It was a team order to help someone within our team,” Piquet, the son of triple world champion Nelson Piquet, told the Pelas Pistas podcast. “I had no one with me in Formula 1 except a bully, and a bully like that, always complaining, always pushing, always warning ‘This is your last chance’. If Fernando drives like he does today, in 2023, imagine what he was like 15 years ago. “My father did not go to any races in this first year,” said Piquet. “I only had Flavio, who was the team boss and my manager.

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