Helio Castroneves



  • Birth Place: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/10/1975, Taurus
  • Profession: Race-car driver
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Helio Castroneves Fast Facts:
  • A two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, taking back-to-back titles in 2001 and 2002.
  • Recorded the best finishes of any driver in his first three Indy 500 appearances: first place in 2001 and 2002 and second place in 2003.
  • With the help of several Brazilian teammates and friends, financed his home country's first Burger King in 2004.
  • Earned the nickname "Spider-Man" because of his trademark victory celebration of climbing the track fence in front of the grandstand.
  • Co-owner and partner of the NasrCastroneves Racing team, which competes in the Brazilian Stock Car V8 Championship.
  • Won Season 5 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars with partner Julianne Hough.
  • Helio Castroneves Relationships:
  • Sandra Castroneves - Mother
  • Aliette Vazquez - Ex-fiancée
  • Katiuca Castroneves - Sister
  • Helio Castroneves - Father
  • Adriana Henao - Significant Other
  • Mikaella - Daughter

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