NDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 15, 2014) – Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves topped the fifth day of preparations for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race with a lap 227.166 mph (39.6186 seconds), the fastest of the month. Thirty-three drivers, including the debut this month of first-year participant James Davison and 1996 winner Buddy Lazier, logged...
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IndyCar: Helio Castroneves Sets Quickest Time of the Month on Cold Day at Indianapolis

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- The temperatures may have been unseasonably cool in Indianapolis on Thursday afternoon, but mother nature couldn’t keep the Verizon IndyCar Series off the track for Day 5 of Indianapolis 500 practice. Rain has affected the last two days of practice as we got 90-minutes in at the start of the session on Tuesday afternoon then only practiced for just...
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Castroneves to bring back “Yellow Submarine” Pennzoil look for Indy 500

On Thursday, it was announced that Helio Castroneves will carry the Pennzoil “Yellow Submarine” paint scheme on his No. 3 Verizon IndyCar for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500. The paint scheme will help the brand celebrate the launch of Pennzoil Platinum® and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum™ Full Synthetic motor oils with PurePlus™ Technology. “For me, it’s an inspiration...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: “Yellow Submarine” Back at Indy as Helio Castroneves to Drive Pennzoil Car

Eric Smith RRO INDIANAPOLIS- The “Yellow Submarine” is a synonymous name known at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. You say that name and people immediately know what you’re talking about. In 1979, Jim Hall’s team had Pennzoil as a sponsor. The team debuted a brightly painted yellow car in which fans deemed the car the “Yellow Submarine.” The very near year, Johnny...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Castroneves: Indy 500 win trumps sex

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...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Castroneves wants Indy 500 win badly

Helio Castroneves, who has won the Indy 500 three times in his career, said he would give up something for one year to win it again this Sunday. What is it?

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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Castroneves gets Indy pole in Alabama

Helio Castroneves continued a strong start by capturing the pole at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Castroneves turned in a fast lap of 1:10.4768 in Saturday's qualifying after opening with a win at St. Petersburg. James Hinchcliffe earned his best career start at second, in 1:10.5222, followed by Scott Dixon (1:10.5291) and Mike Conway (1:10.6791). Honda closed the gap from...
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March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Castroneves gets ready for new season

Editor's Note: Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion and Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves will be contributing columns for FOXSports.com during the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season. This is the first entry for the fan-favorite Brazilian and Shell-Pennzoil Chevrolet driver and it comes as the teams are preparing for the March 25 season opener at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg...
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March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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