Helio Castroneves: Preparation for Indy 500 is key

FILE - In this May 24, 2009 file photo, Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, holds up three fingers after winning his third Indianapolis 500 auto race, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Helio Castroneves is chasing victory at the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time.

He won back-to-back in 2001 and 2002. He won again in 2009. Castroneves is the only active driver to win the Indy 500 in back-to-back races.

In 2001 Castroneves one after two rain delays after taking the lead from Tony Stewart.
In victory lane, Castroneves couldn’t hold back his excitement.

“I tell you, I’m amazed. I mean, this crowd is unbelievable. And I’m just so happy to win it!”

Catch all of Castroneves interview with 24-Hour News 8’s Derek Daly in the video player above.

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