Found August 23, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Helio Castroneves realizes he nearly ruined his chance at his first IndyCar championship when he crashed a stock car this month. He's just grateful to be ready to race in Sonoma after emerging from the wreck relatively unscathed. The IndyCar points leader says he risked his title hopes by going to a meaningless race in his native Brazil because he made a commitment to the race organizers and his sponsors. He wrecked into a wall on the street course during practice, opening a deep cut on his shin and spraining his neck. Castroneves acknowledges he had second thoughts about running the race after Tony Stewart crashed his sprint car in Iowa four days before Castroneves' wreck, but felt he couldn't pull out. He's just thankful the crash wasn't worse.

IndyCar: Former Indy 500 winners and point leaders have similar stats at Sonoma

INDIANAPOLIS- Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves and 2008 Indy 500 race winner Scott Dixon enter this weekend’s Go Pro Indy Sonoma Izod IndyCar Series race 1-2 in the points standings. Castroneves currently leads Dixon by 31 points with just five races to go in the season counting this weekend’s race at Sonoma Raceway. Dixon had every opportunity to cut the...
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