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Brazilian Piquet to enter Truck race

Updated: February 8, 2010, 10:03 AM ET
Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Former Formula One driver Nelson Piquet Jr. will enter the NASCAR Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

Red Horse Racing announced Monday that Piquet will enter the No. 1 Toyota in Friday's race at Daytona.

"We have closely observed Nelson in our testing and believe he has a great future in NASCAR," said Tom DeLoach, managing partner of Red Horse. "He exhibits excellent car control, gives good feedback, but needs the side-by-side experience. He'll ...

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