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Nelson Piquet

Nelson Soutomaior (born August 17, 1952), more commonly known as Nelson Piquet, is a Brazilian racing driver[?] who was Formula One world champion in 1981, 1983, and 1987.

He was born in Rio de Janeiro, the son of a Brazilian government minister. He started using his mother's maiden name, Piquet, in his motor racing career to hide his identity.

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