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Helio Castroneves Finishes 2nd in Indy 500: ‘This Place Brought the Best Out of Me’

One word to recap Helio Castroneves’ 2017 Indianapolis 500? Wicked. Even from the drop of the green flag to start 500 miles, the three-time winner was at a disadvantage, starting from his worst career qualifying position at Indy in 19th. The day quickly turned from bad to scary, as he …

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Helio Castroneves Tops Final Indy 500 Practice

Team Penske may have struggled in qualifying, but they have the last laugh before Sunday’s 101st Indianapolis 500. Helio Castroneves led the way in the extended one-hour session, ripping around the 2.5-mile track in 39.5819 seconds (227.377 mph). The three-time race winner ran 28 laps and was more than a …

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James Hinchcliffe Uses Pit Strategy to Claim Comeback Win

James Hinchcliffe took the lead when Scott Dixon pitted under green on lap 54. Shortly afterwards, a full course yellow came out for Alexander Rossi’s blown engine.  From there, Hinchcliffe held on through a late restart to take his first win since his near-fatal injuries at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway …

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Helio Castroneves Wins Long Beach Pole with Track Record

On Saturday afternoon, Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves won the pole for Sunday’s 43rd Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Castroneves’ lap of 66.2254 seconds (106.980 mph) is a brand-new track record. Afterwards, Castroneves was very pleased with his performance. “[The] car felt pretty good,” Castroneves said during the Firestone …

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Helio Castroneves Leads Final Pocono Practice

Though he wont be leading the field to start in tomorrow’s ABC Supply 500, Helio Castroneves gets the last laugh before the green flag at Pocono Raceway, as he leads final practice at Pocono Raceway. At a lap time of 41.129 seconds [218.824 mph] the Team Penske man led the …

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