Jimmie Johnson Leads Reactions As NASCAR Star Gets One Step Closer to Becoming F1 Champ Max Verstappen’s Brother-in-Law

Published 11/28/2022, 8:35 AM EST
Motor racing – Formula One F1 – Hungarian Grand Prix – Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary – July 28, 2022 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen during the press conference ahead of the Grand Prix REUTERS/Lisa Leutner

Max Verstappen and Kelly Piquet are two of the most renowned names in F1. In the world of motorsport, the duo also holds the weight of being one of the power couples out there. However, they are soon to be joined by another popular couple after their recent announcement, as Jimmie Johnson leads the reaction.

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Daniel Suarez, one of NASCAR’s prominent drivers, proposed to his longtime girlfriend Julia Piquet. The NASCAR driver took to his official Twitter handle to share their image where he was on his knees. While Piquet has her hand on her face, shocked, Suarez proposed to her with a ring.

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The duo is reportedly engaged now as the Trackhouse Racing driver is on his way to becoming F1 sensation Max Verstappen’s brother-in-law. Julia Piquet is the sister of the Dutchman‘s partner, Kelly Piquet. They both are daughters of Brazilian F1 legend Nelson Piquet and sisters of former F1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr.

Soon-to-be brother-in-law of Max Verstappen gets wished by fans and Jimmie Johnson

As soon as the photo surfaced on the internet, NASCAR’s famed Johnson also wished Daniel Suarez. He wrote, “Nice work amigo!” To which the American driver replied, “Thank you, amigo.” Moreover, NASCAR’s official Twitter handle also congratulated the NASCAR driver.

Apart from them, fans of both sports wished the couple on their special occasion. Fans flooded the reply section as soon as the NASCAR driver posted. Given below are a few of the reactions taken from Twitter:

The duo started dating each other in 2019. Since then, paps have often spotted them together during holidays and during occasions when Daniel Suarez was off from his NASCAR duty.

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As it stands, it’s just a matter of time until the motorsport world sees Max Verstappen and Kelly Piquet out with Daniel Suarez and Julia Piquet, together.

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Sabyasachi Biswas

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Sabyasachi Biswas is an F1 and NASCAR writer at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Master's in Mass Communication and Journalism from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Sabyasachi is an ardent Red Bull and Max Verstappen fan and has been following the sport for over a decade now.

Edited By: Akash Pandhare

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