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Helio Castroneves        

Brazilian Racing Driver in the IndyCar Series, Winner of the Indianapolis 500 in both 2001 & 2002, Winner of Dancing With The Stars

Helio Castroneves is a Brazilian auto racing driver currently competing in the North American IndyCar Series. In IndyCar competition, Castroneves has 14 wins and 28 poles, and has never placed lower than sixth in the standings in a complete season of racing. Prior to IndyCar, Castroneves competed in Champ Car racing with a highest championship points finish of fourth.

Starting his career in karting, Castroneves later raced in the Paul Stewart Racing team, and finished third in the 1995 British Formula Three Championship.

Castroneves won the Indianapolis 500 in both 2001 and 2002, becoming the fifth driver to do so in consecutive years, and the first since Al Unser in 1971. He finished second to teammate and countryman Gil de Ferran in 2003. Castroneves has won two pole positions for the Indy 500, including one in 2007.

Aside from success in racing, Castroneves won the fifth season of the American reality TV show Dancing with the Stars with partner Julianne Hough. He's set to defend his title on the upcoming season of Dancing with Stars: All-Stars. He currently resides in Miami, Florida.


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TORONTO – Helio Castroneves and Team Penske are playing a strange game, and they don't seem to be playing it very well. Admittedly, it's odd to question the  ...

Dancing With the Stars' James Hinchcliffe and Helio Castroneves ...

And that somebody is fellow IndyCar driver and Dancing With the Stars season five winner Helio Castroneves. During week seven, judge Julianne Hough ...

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