Pedro Piquet flips violently in Porsche GT3 Cup race - video

Nelson Piquet Jr.'s younger brother crashed while competing in a Porsche GT3 Cup Brazil event, flipping at least nine times.

Pedro Piquet was competing in the second Porsche GT3 Cup race of the weekend in Goiânia, Brazil when disaster struck.

He made contact with Ricardo Baptista while running sixth and got up on two wheels. The second he hit the grass, the car started to roll and flipped violently through the air nine times.

He suffered minor injuries to his hand and some bruising.

The 17-year-old is currently 13th in the Brazilian Porsche GT3 Cup points after six rounds, scoring two podium results so far.

Next season, he will move to Europe to compete in the FIA European F3 Championship.

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Series Porsche
Event Porsche GT3 Cup Brazil: Goiânia
Track Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna
Drivers Pedro Piquet
Article type Breaking news