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Verstappen "would smash" Hamilton at Mercedes, says Piquet

Three-time former Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet believes Max Verstappen would “smash Hamilton” if he were driving alongside him at Mercedes.

Ex-Minardi racer Marques 'thought I would die' from COVID-19

Former Minardi Formula 1 driver Tarso Marques says he was terrified that he was going to die after a serious case of the COVID-19 virus, from which he is now recovering.

F1 return to Rio now rests on environmental green light

The prospect of a Brazilian GP in Rio has moved a step closer after Formula 1 boss Chase Carey confirmed that he has agreed a deal with the organisation behind the event, but the proposed circuit remains in the planning stages and has yet to be approved in the face of opposition on environmental grounds.

Piquet-fronted Rio race could replace Santiago round

Formula E's South American presence could be different from 2020-21 as the Santiago race’s future is in doubt, while a Nelson Piquet Jr-headed consortium aims to hold a Rio event.

Velo Citta Brazilian Stock Car: Baptista scores first win

Thiago Camilo and Bruno Baptista were the winners of the Velo Citta round of the Brazilian Stock Car Championship on Sunday.

Cascavel Stock Car: Fraga and Abreu win, Barrichello on podium

Felipe Fraga and Atila Abreu were the winners of the latest round of the Brazilian Stock Car Championship held in the southern city of Cascavel, and both races featured a lot of overtaking at the front end of the grid.

Campo Grande Stock Car: Barrichello wins from 14th on the grid

Former F1 star Rubens Barrichello pulled off the perfect strategy to win Race 2 from 14th on the grid in Campo Grande’s Brazilian Stock Car round, while pole-winner Thiago Camilo won the opener.

Santa Cruz do Sul Stock Car: Piquet and Barrichello star

Nelson Piquet Jr scored his first podium of the year in the Brazilian Stock Car double-header at Santa Cruz do Sul, while Rubens Barrichello also shone with an outstanding recovery from a poor qualifying that moved him to third in the points race.

Zonta issues quit threat after third exclusion in a year

Former F1 racer Ricardo Zonta has spoken out furiously over his third disqualification from a Brazilian Stock Car race in a calendar year, after his recent victory at Velo Citta was annulled.