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Published on January 15th, 2013 | by Michael J Smith


Piquet To Drive For Turner Scott Motorsports In N’Wide in 2013

Nelson Piquet JrNelson Piquet Jr will move to the Nationwide Series full time in 2013, according to Godfather Motorsports. Piquet will drive a Chevy fielded by Turner Scott Motorsports. Piquet finished seventh in the Camping World Truck Series standings, with two wins, nine Top 5s, and 15 Top 10s.

Piquet also made two Nationwide starts last season, winning the Sargento 200 at Road America from the pole. He finished in the top 10 in both of his starts.

No word on who will replace Piquet in the team’s No. 30 Camping World Truck Series Chevy. But, Jeb Burton has signed with the team. And, James Buescher will return to the CWTS to defend his title.

In related news, Justin Allgaier will also return to TSM for 2013, continuing his relationship with the newly renamed team, and his sponsor, Brandt.

Allgaier piloted the No. 31 TSM Chevy to two wins, 12 Top 5s, and 36 Top 10s. He also earned one win with Penske Racing.

It has also been rumored that Danica Patrick will drive 10 races for the team in the Nationwide Series in 2013.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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