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Sportswriter faces backlash for racist Indy 500 tweet

Sportswriter Terry Frei faced tremendous backlash on Twitter after sending a tweet Sunday about the Indy 500.Frei, who writes for The Denver Post, said he was “very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.” That was in reference to driver Takuma Sato winning the Indy 500 after beating out Helio Castroneves. Sato became the first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2017  |  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 gave...
Via On Pit Road
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Helio Castroneves Continues to Show Speed

Helio Castroneves was quick on a regular basis last season, posting multiple top-fives over the course of the 16 races. The speed has certainly carried over to this season if you use the test at Phoenix International Raceway as an indicator as Castroneves topped the charts with the quickest speed of the entire weekend. RELATED: Helio Castroneves Posts Quickest Time of Phoenix Test...
Via On Pit Road
March 07, 2016  |  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 come...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Helio Castroneves set for championship run this season

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...
Via On Pit Road
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Helio ready to go in Sonoma after scary crash

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...
Via FOX Sports
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Docs tell Castroneves to skip race

Doctors have ordered IndyCar points leader Helio Castroneves to skip a stock car event in Brazil after he crashed hard in practice. Castroneves wasn't seriously injured when the brakes on his car malfunctioned and he crashed into a tire barrier on Friday, but doctors said the three-time Indy 500 winner is still too sore to endure the street-circuit race in the city of Ribeirao Preto...
Via FOX Sports
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Castroneves OK after crash

IndyCar points leader Helio Castroneves sustained minor injuries after crashing during practice for a stock car race in Brazil. The three-time Indy 500 winner sustained cuts on his legs and had neck and back pain after the crash Friday in Ribeirao Preto. ''Thanks for the support,'' Castroneves tweeted. ''The pain killers make me feel good. The good news I didn't break anything...
Via FOX Sports
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Castroneves OK after stock car crash in Brazil

IndyCar points leader Helio Castroneves sustained minor injuries after crashing during practice for a stock car race in Brazil. The three-time Indy 500 winner sustained cuts on his legs and had neck and back pain after the crash Friday in Ribeirao Preto. He left the wrecked car on his own but was taken to a medical center in an ambulance as a precaution. Castroneves' spokesman...
Via FOX Sports
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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