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Helio Castroneves is one of the most popular drivers in Indy car history. He has won the Indianapolis 500 three times in his career, but that does not mean his passion for the race has waned. Castroneves would love to capture his fourth Indy 500 title by winning the 97th running of the race this Sunday. How badly does he want it? During an interview with “Stoney and Bill” on 97.1 The Ticket on Thursday, Castroneves was asked if he would give up sex with his girlfriend Adriana Henao for an entire year to win the Indy 500 again. Weird question? You bet, and the legendary driver’s initial response may get him into trouble with his better half. “So that means I can have sex someplace else?” Castroneves asked. Oh no he didn’t. Castroneves was joking of course (we think), but the hosts clarified that he would have to give up sex altogether — not just with his girlfriend. “I would not give up Indy, my friend, I’ll tell you that,” he continued. “I think I can handle one year without sex bec...
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Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times since he burst onto the Indy racing scene in 2001, putting him just one win off the all-time mark. But that has hardly satisfied Castroneves' craving for victory -- and the requisite post-race milk bath -- at the Brickyard.
In fact, Castroneves is so desperate for a fourth title, he says he'd give up sex for a year...
How bad does Helio Castroneves want to win his record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500? So bad that the 38-year-old would give us sex for a year.
Appearing on the “Stoney and Bill” show on 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit on Thursday, he was asked “If you had a choice… would you give up sex for a year with your wife to win Indy?”
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