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GP Week : Issue 55
to have run his last Grand Prix for the manufacturer at the Nürburgring a fortnight ago. But while he’s been given another chance, the team’s confirmation that he will race on is not expected to be the end of the story. Renault’s third driver Romain Grosjean is understood to have undergone a new seat-fitting last week, specific to the R29, which sends a clear message to Piquet that this latest lifeline may be his last. Piquet’s seat is believed to have fallen under pressure following a crunch meeting between Nelson Piquet: One more chance N ELSON Piquet has been given one more chance to save his drive, with Renault confirming that the Brazilian will line up on the grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix, despite reports that he’d be axed after the German race. Piquet’s future at Renault has been much-debated of late, and he was believed Renault President Carlos Ghosn and Team Principal Flavio Braitore, in which Ghosn made his displeasure at Piquet’s continually under-par performances known to the Italian. Furthermore, it is understood that while Ghosn does not expect the team to make the turnaround it did in 2008, he would prefer to see Frenchman Grosjean in the car to try and salvage some positive PR for the team in what is turning into a hugely disappointing season. Piquet is thus understood to be living on borrowed time before he is replaced by the team’s third driver, and the chances of him making it to Valencia, after the three week break, as a Renault driver grow slimmer by the day …