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a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards

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a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake

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The three serious contenders are headed by series leader Nelson Piquet junior, most famous for deliberately crashing his Renault in the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix to bring out the safety car and enable team-mate Fernando Alonso to win.
It was one of 54 M1 cars built in 1979 and 1980 for a racing series in which F1 drivers of the day such as Niki Lauda and Nelson piquet competed against private drivers.
Piquet Realty hired Jesse Yoskowitz as a founding member of Piquet Realty New York.
The "voice of Radio-Tour" Sebastien Piquet co-presented the event with Jill Douglas.
NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) has announced two new client wins in the real estate sector: Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm based in Florida that is expanding in New York, and Galleria Group, a prominent New York-based full-service real estate brokerage firm.
This work is in the process of rehabilitation of 825 ml of mixed metal viaduct structures and masonry vaults), line 6 of the metro network, between Passy stations and station before La Motte Piquet Grenelle.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), June 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Geraldo Piquet, the eldest son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, walked away unharmed after his race truck flipped and exploded into a fireball on Sunday.
NELSON PIQUET JR and his father are to receive substantial damages from Renault after winning their libel case in the High Court with regard to the "crashgate" scandal.
Renault's statement was issued as Piquet Jr had suggested that, at the bequest of senior Renault personnel, he deliberately crashed his car to help then team-mate Fernando Alonso win that race.
The high court in Paris "ruled the sanction illegal," citing "irregularities" in the FIA's decision in September to ban Briatore for allegedly ordering Nelson Piquet junior to crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
The decision was taken by the sport's governing body, the FIA, after Briatore's involvement in ordering Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet Jr to crash his car during the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
Robert Meanwhile, Nelson Piquet will attempt to revive his career via a NASCAR truck test next week.
LONDON: Brazilian Nelson Piquet is eyeing a move to NASCAR s pickup truck racing series after his stint in Formula One was tainted by a race-fixing controversy with Renault.
Piquet deliberately crashed to bring out the safety car after Alonso had pitted, allowing the Spaniard to climb the field.
But the latest controversy over Renault's Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds ordering their F1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr to crash during last year's Singapore Grand Prix so that his team mate Fernando Alonso could win the race, is surely the most damaging to date.