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Helio Castroneves
Helio  Castroneves
Team Penske
3 Chevrolet Brazil Road To Indy Graduate
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Helio Castroneves
rank
29
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 0
Indy 500 Wins: 3
Borg Warner Trophy Borg Warner Trophy Borg Warner Trophy
Total Poles
50
Race Wins
30
Birthday
May 10, 1975
Hometown
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Residence
Fort Lauderdale, FL
ON TRACK
  • Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner (2001, 2002, 2009).
  • Tied for 11th all time in Indy cars with 29 race wins.
  • Fourth all time in Indy car pole positions with 47.
  • Known as Spider-Man for his celebratory fence climbs after winning a race. The tradition began in 2000 at Belle Isle following his first Indy car win.

OFF TRACK

  • “Dancing With the Stars” Season 5 champion in 2007. The “Mirror Ball” trophy is displayed in his home alongside his racing trophies.
  • Named People magazine’s “Sexiest Race Car Driver,” has appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” “Good Morning America,” “Today,” “Ellen” and “Celebrity Wife Swap.” Served as a correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight.”
  • Works out six days a week during the offseason with a regimen including swimming, running and weightlifting.
  • Fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 NTT IndyCar Series 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
2018 NTT IndyCar Series 2 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 3 9 16 442 16
2016 NTT IndyCar Series 16 0 2 8 10 143 15
2015 NTT IndyCar Series 16 0 4 6 9 198 13
2014 NTT IndyCar Series 18 1 3 7 10 282 17
2013 NTT IndyCar Series 19 1 1 6 16 239 19
2012 NTT IndyCar Series 15 2 1 5 12 265 15
2011 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 3 7 34 16
2010 NTT IndyCar Series 17 3 2 9 15 244 15
2009 NTT IndyCar Series 16 2 1 7 10 187 12
2008 NTT IndyCar Series 17 2 3 15 15 561 17
2007 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 7 6 11 480 12
2006 NTT IndyCar Series 14 4 5 9 12 450 12
2005 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 2 8 11 230 12
2004 NTT IndyCar Series 16 1 5 6 13 505 16
2003 NTT IndyCar Series 16 2 3 9 11 424 13
2002 NTT IndyCar Series 15 2 1 12 14 351 15
2001 NTT IndyCar Series 2 1 0 1 1 56 1
2001 CART 20 3 3 6 10 411 17
2000 CART 20 3 3 6 11 372 12
1999 CART 20 0 1 2 6 126 7
1998 CART 19 0 0 1 5 37 9
Total 348 30 50 141 226 6037 284

RAF = Running at Finish

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