More Bashing And Crashing IndyCar Action From Sonoma Raceway

Watching Verizon IndyCar Series drivers spin, fly, crash and pass each other never gets old, and they certainly didn't disappoint Sunday during the 85-lap GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. » 8/27/14 8:17pm 8/27/14 8:17pm

Houston IndyCar Trackside Video Reports

RACER has you covered with a series of trackside reports from Houston on Friday as teams deal with the heat and prepare for this weekend’s Shell & Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader. » 6/28/14 1:33pm 6/28/14 1:33pm

Twitter Foul Lands Indy 500 Winner Helio Castroneves On Probation

Helio Castroneves has drawn the ire of Verizon IndyCar Series officials for a post-race tweet from Long Beach and has been placed on probation through June 30, 2014. » 4/23/14 7:57am 4/23/14 7:57am

IndyCar In-Car Theater, St. Petersburg

Take the best clips from six in-car camera feeds at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, site of the championship opener for the Verizon IndyCar Series, and you're bound to find plenty of excitement. » 4/05/14 3:57pm 4/05/14 3:57pm

This is Helio Castroneves naked

Unlike those moral-free jackanapes at Sports Illustrated with their lite-porn swimsuit "issue," the leaders of ESPN: The Magazine know how to create art from the beauty of naked athletes. Which is why they shot Indy racer Helio Castroneves with only a tire swing covering his Borg-Warner trophy. » 10/05/11 4:00pm 10/05/11 4:00pm

Watch Tony Kanaan's Indy Car fly over Helio Castroneves, Dukes of…

Helio Castroneves was braking hard into a turn during practice for this weekend's debut of the Baltimore Grand Prix when, out of nowhere, Tony Kanaan went flying over Helio's car and into he wall. Kanaan would later blame a stuck throttle, but after shotgunning five seasons of The Wire in one week we're suspicious. » 9/06/11 8:45am 9/06/11 8:45am

Helio Castroneves Cries Victorious Tears

From a rumored affair to actual tax evasion charges, things have been a little rough for Helio Castroneves. Top it off with your third Indy 500 win and things get, well, emotional. » 5/26/09 1:30pm 5/26/09 1:30pm

Helio Castroneves Indicted On Tax Evasion; Charges Against More Drivers…

Brazilian race car driver and Dancing With The Stars » 10/03/08 10:00am 10/03/08 10:00am winner is staring down charges he evaded taxes on more than $5 million in income over a four-year period. The 33-year-old two-time winner is expected to turn himself in to authorities today, along with his sister Kati and his lawyer, Alan Miller, both accused of…

Penske Indy Racing Sees Spares Go Up In Race Car Flambe

In a terrible blow for the Penske Racing team, two of their cars and loads of equipment were lost in a freak trailer fire in transit between race venues. The trailer is believed to have caught fire as a result of a wheel bearing failure and gotten out of control after the drivers where unable to put the blaze out with… » 8/21/08 5:23pm 8/21/08 5:23pm

Helio Castroneves Considering Move To NASCAR, Pretending To Bang More…

Helio Castroneves, IndyCar driver and man with some magic feet has told the Los Angeles Times that he is considering making the big move to NASCAR. Castroneves is a two-time Indy 500 winner and regarded as one of the more popular, and well known, IndyCar drivers. If Castroneves does make the move, he will join the… » 5/21/08 2:00pm 5/21/08 2:00pm

IRL Racer, Dancing With The Stars Champ Ditches Wife for Dance Partner

Here's just one of the reasons why we'd never make it as a professional racer: Helio Castroneves wins back-to-back Indy 500's and stays with his hottish young wife fiance. Helio Castroneves wins Dancing With The Stars and leaves young wife fiance for even younger 19-year-old dance instructor. This according to the… » 12/11/07 10:15am 12/11/07 10:15am

Helio Castroneves Shimmies FTW On Dancing With The Stars, Shows Off…


We're fairly certain the gold lamé race track suit-inspired uni Helio Castroneves was wearing in his little freestyle dance the night before last wasn't made of Proban or Nomex. And thank goodness — if it was, we feel we might have had to endure an entire IRL season of the Brazilian donning the suit for every race in… » 11/28/07 7:30am 11/28/07 7:30am

Helio Castroneves Can Crash — And Dance!


Wishes might not do dishes, but here on Jalopnik sometimes wishes can come true. Like this e-mail we received earlier from a longtime reader: » 10/01/07 10:00pm 10/01/07 10:00pm

While that was tonight's episode our dear reader was talking about, the above clip's from the last week's episode — so no mambo, but yes to some serious rump-shaking by…

Five Questions For Today's Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar Race

We're up and runnin' today from the Corvette chalet here in the middle of the Detroit River to finish off our Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix coverage with some hot IndyCar racing action. So whether you're coming to the race today, watching it on ABC at 3:30 or reading our live-blog here (hint-hint) here's five… » 9/02/07 9:53am 9/02/07 9:53am

Helio's Still The Man, Snags The Big Pole For Detroit Grand Prix…

Yup, Helio's still the man — mostly because now he's sitting atop the pole for tomorrow's IndyCar race with a speed of 103.401 mph for Team Penske. That's almost as hot as the two lovely ladies he had with him last year at Indy. [Detroit News] » 9/01/07 5:15pm 9/01/07 5:15pm