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Helio castroneves dating julianne hough

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Castroneves won a race in 11 consecutive seasons from 2000-2010, including his third Indianapolis 500 crown in 2009, to become just the ninth driver to accomplish that feat.

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He showed great speed throughout that season - winning the pole position at The Milwaukee Mile - but his season was plagued by many reliability issues as he finished 15th in the series standings.Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Castroneves started his career in karting before moving to the Paul Stewart Racing (PSR) team to compete in the British Formula Three Championship.While with the PSR team, Castroneves finished third in the 1995 British Formula Three standings while teaming with current Team Penske teammate, Juan Pablo Montoya.That season began a streak of nine-consecutive finishes of sixth or better in the Indy Car Series point standings for Castroneves as he established himself as one of the true stars of the series.In addition, he became the first driver to win the Indianapolis 500 in his first two starts - and the fifth driver to win consecutive Indianapolis 500s - when he took the checkered flag in the 2002 edition of the race.Three CART Series wins in 2001 - including his second-consecutive wins at Detroit and Mid-Ohio - resulted in a fourth-place finish in the final standings.

In 2002, Team Penske moved to the Indy Car Series for full-time competition.

Castroneves competed in his first Indianapolis 500 in 2001 as Team Penske ended their brief hiatus from the famous race in what would be the team's final CART season.

Castroneves wasted little time in etching his name to the Borg-Warner trophy that goes to the race winner as he led 52 laps to pick up his first Indianapolis 500 Borg Warner trophy.

Castroneves resides in South Florida with his fiancée Adriana and their daughter Mikaella.

2011 Finished eleventh in the IZOD Indy Car Series Championship. Including two second place finishes, in Edmonton and Sonoma.

Wins at Sonoma, and Chicago (with an impressive win starting from last spot, 28th place).