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VICS: Helio Castroneves Unveils New Scheme for Indy Grand Prix

For the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis this weekend Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet will have a new primary sponsor. The unique livery will feature Hum by Verizon, an amazing upgrade that cars go smart. “New paint schemes are part of the pageantry of racing, and it’s always exciting because they make the cars feel new,” he said. “Hopefully...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights from the 86th running of the Indianapolis 500

RACE: 86th Indianapolis 500 DATE: May 26, 2002 WINNER: Helio Castroneves AVERAGE SPEED: 166.499 mph WHAT HAPPENED: Castroneves became the fifth driver in Indy 500 history to win in consecutive years, but it is considered one of the most controversial finishes. Paul Tracy attempted to pass Castroneves for the lead on lap 199 at the same time as a crash on another part of the track...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Staying grounded: Castroneves knows goal of IndyCar changes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Helio Castroneves has no desire in being airborne and upside down again at Indianapolis. Neither does IndyCar, which is making changes in hopes of preventing those kinds of scary flips at high-speed tracks. ''For safety, that's what we're looking at,'' Castroneves said during testing Tuesday in Texas that included curved plates affixed to the bottom of cars...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Castroneves gives Penske 3 poles through 3 races this season

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Helio Castroneves continued the Team Penske domination in qualifying Saturday by winning the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Castroneves turned a lap at 1 minute, 07.1246 seconds to earn the top starting spot for the race Sunday on the temporary street course. It's the second consecutive year Castroneves will start from the pole at Long Beach, and...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Castroneves and Montoya Suffer Tire Issues, Costing Chance of Victory

Team Penske seemed to have the quickest cars and a chance at victory in hand, but a pair of tire issues would hinder the performance. Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Rev Group Penske Chevrolet, started the race on the pole, leading from the start of the race and led until Lap 41 when he had a right front tire go flat, forcing him to pit road for a change.  Castroneves...
Via On Pit Road
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Helio Castroneves Posts Quickest Time of Phoenix Test in Last Session

In the final session of the Verizon IndyCar Series test at Phoenix International Raceway, Helio Castroenves would post the quickest time of the weekend to top the charts. His lap of 19.2735 seconds would be just 0.01 seconds quicker than his Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud’s lap from the Saturday afternoon session. “We had a little issue with the Hitachi car in the first...
Via On Pit Road
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Helio Castroneves walks away from awful crash

By Mike Cole Helio Castroneves got real lucky Wednesday. Castroneves was involved in one of the scariest racing accidents we’ve seen in a long time while practicing for the Indianapolis 500. Somehow, Castroneves was able to walk away from the wreck relatively unscathed despite his car flying and flipping through the air. There’s video of the scary incident, including a couple...
Via NESN.com
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Castroneves tops times; closer to track mark

Helio Castroneves, who has earned the Verizon P1 Award the past two Verizon IndyCar Series races, recorded the quickest lap time in the 45-minute practice session preceding the three rounds of knockout qualifications for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Castroneves, driving the No. 3 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, slipped to the top of the time chart on his final lap...
Via On Pit Road
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Helio Castroneves Finds Himself In Familiar Situation Once Again

FONTANA, Calif. — As the Verizon IndyCar Series heads into the season finale, Helio Castroneves find himself in a familiar situation – within reach but yet so far from his first ever championship. Castroneves enters the season finale, 51 points behind teammate Will Power. Three of the past four seasons, this is a situation that Castroneves has been involved in – but yet has...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Helio Castroneves Placed on Probation

  IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves was placed on probation by the Verizon IndyCar Series on Tuesday afternoon for his actions following the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach two weeks ago. The three-time Indianapolis 500 champion tweeted out an inappropriate tweet about IndyCar as he was frustrated by being penalized earlier in the race. Castroneves...
Via Race Review Online
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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