Articles tagged Helio Castroneves

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Dan Wheldon 1978-2011

When he crashed to his death at Las Vegas in October, Dan Wheldon was enjoying a renaissance in his career. Wheldon had lost his job with Panther Racing near the end of last year and was without a ride this season, other than a one-off appearance at Indianapolis driving for Bryan Herta's team. Incredibly, he came through to win the Indy 500, and then landed a job testing the new 2012 Dallara...

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Counting down to Daytona

The US Scene The American racing season traditionally kicks off with the NASCAR Daytona 500 in the middle of February. It’s a perfect time for Americans, and Canadians too, to break out of the mid-winter blues for a trip south to Florida. The February date is one of the foundations of the 500’s success and Bill France Sr was quick to realise that he could trade on the snowbirds’ desire to head...

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Obituaries

Bertie and Mark Fisher The 'phone rang. It was Bertie. A smashing bloke. But my heart sank. Any time a driver called, I'd soon discovered, chances were that he had a complaint. I braced myself, tried to remember what error of mine had reached the printed page. But no, he just wanted to say thank you for the report Motoring News had run on his 1991 Rally of the Lakes win. This was, I soon...

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Power to stand in for Castroneves

IndyCar driver Will Power has been signed by Penske as cover for Hélio Castroneves, who is facing tax evasion charges in the US. Power, who drove for KV Racing Technology in 2008, will test with the Honda-engined Penske team alongside fellow Australian Ryan Briscoe. Possible race outings will depend, according to Penske, “on the timing and outcome of Hélio’s pending court case”. Tim Cindric,...

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Gold Coast 600

Surfers Paradise, Australia In just two years, the Gold Coast 600 V8 Supercars event has cemented its place as a major international motor race that offers a wonderful throwback to how it used to be. Aussie tin-top regulars find themselves teamed with and pitted against a stellar cast of foreign talent, from IndyCar aces to sports and GT stars – and even the odd Formula 1 face. But with the loss...

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