Originally posted on On Pit Road  |  Last updated 6/18/14
Typically as any division reaches their halfway point, the title contenders begin to become more clear to the fans. Looking at the 2014 Verizon IndyCar season so far with eight races into the books, one of the drivers that shows a lot of promise is Helio Castroneves. Currently sitting second in points, Castroneves has a win and four podiums with only two finishes outside of the top-10 in the first eight races this season. Team Penske has shown quickly that they are one of the teams this year that has speed, joining the likes of Ed Carpenter Racing, Andretti Autosport and a few others. If the speed stays together along with the lack of bad luck, this could be the year that the multi-Indianapolis 500 winner gets his first title. Though perhaps the biggest feat so far this year that shows the potential in Castroneves is his ability to fight back from adversity. After coming up just shy of the winning the Indianapolis 500, the disappointment was evident in Castroneves’ behavior. Rather than
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