Nelson Piquet

Nelson Piquet is a Brazilian racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship three times, in 1981, 1983 and 1987. He won 23 Formula 1 Grands Prix and claimed 24 pole positions during his F1 career before sustaining career ending injuries during practice for the 1992 Indianapolis 500. He is the father of Nelson Piquet Jr. who won the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship in 2015.