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Helmet of Helio Castroneves
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Flag of Brazil Helio Castroneves

full name Hélio Castro-Neves nationality Brazilian age 43 years old born May 10, 1975 hometown Sao Paulo

Racing highlights

20163rdVerizon IndyCar Series
20142ndVerizon IndyCar Series
20132ndIZOD IndyCar Series
20082ndIndyCar Series
20063rdIndyCar Series
20061stMil Milhas Brasil - GTP1
20033rdIndyCar Series
20022ndIndyCar Series
19972ndCART PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship
19953rdFormula 3 Britain
19953rdMasters of Formula 3
19942ndBrazilian F3
19932ndSudAm F3
19922ndFormula Chevrolet Brazil

Racing career summary

Races entered463
Wins46
Podiums128
Pole positions67
Fastest laps35
Race win percentage9.9%
Podium percentage27.6%

Karting highlights

20042nd500 Milhas de Granja Viana

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Helio Castroneves.

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Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2019Racing3 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2018Racing15 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2017Racing18 races1 win4 podiums4 pole position2 fastest race laps
2016Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2015Racing16 races0 wins5 podiums4 pole position4 fastest race laps
2014Racing18 races1 win6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2013Racing19 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2012Racing16 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2011Racing21 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2010Racing19 races3 wins5 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2009Racing16 races2 wins4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2008Racing21 races3 wins13 podiums4 pole position2 fastest race laps
2007Racing19 races1 win6 podiums7 pole position1 fastest race lap
2006Racing15 races5 wins7 podiums5 pole position2 fastest race laps
2005Racing21 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing19 races1 win5 podiums5 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing20 races2 wins8 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing19 races2 wins9 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2001Racing21 races3 wins4 podiums3 pole position5 fastest race laps
2000Racing20 races3 wins4 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1999Racing20 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions5 fastest race laps
1998Racing19 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1997Racing13 races3 wins7 podiums4 pole position1 fastest race lap
1996Racing11 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1995Racing19 races1 win7 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1994Racing8 races3 wins? podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing12 races4 wins8 podiums3 pole position? fastest race laps
1992Racing9 races1 win0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Helio Castroneves

2019 NTT IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone

2019 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Daytona Prototype International

PositionPointsTeam
2nd90Acura Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Acura ARX-05Honda 3.5 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Daytona Prototype International 2019.

2018 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
32nd40Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2018.

2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
7th243Acura Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Acura ARX-05Honda 3.5 turboContinental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype 2018.

2018 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2017 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th598Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171332
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12Chevrolet 2.2 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2017.

2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
30th30Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca LMP2Continental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype 2017.

2016 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd504Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160421
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2016.

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th453Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160544
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12Chevrolet 2.2L TurboFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2015.

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd609Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2014.

2013 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd550Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
191511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2013.

2013 Stock Car Brasil

PositionPointsTeam
0Shell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 408

2013 Carrera de Estrellas

PositionPointsTeam
0"Indycar"

2012 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th431Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2012.

2012 Copa Caixa Stock Car

PositionPointsTeam
0Shell Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Peugeot 408
Click to show race results for Copa Caixa Stock Car 2012.

2011 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th312Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2011.

2011 International V8 Supercars Championship

PositionPointsTeam
63rd147James Rosenberg Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FG Falcon5.0L V8 NADunlop
Click to show race results for International V8 Supercars Championship 2011.

2011 Desafio Internacional das Estrelas

PositionPointsTeam
14th6

2010 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th531Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
173521
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2010.

2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
0James Rosenberg Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FG FalconDunlop
Click to show race results for V8 Supercar Championship Series 2010.

2010 Desafio Internacional das Estrelas

PositionPointsTeam
0

2009 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th433Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162411
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2009.

2008 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd629Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1721142
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2008.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
46th30Penske-Taylor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Technologies (Pontiac)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2008 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
12th45Penske Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche RS Spyder
Click to show race results for American Le Mans Series - LMP2 2008.

2008 Nikon Indy 300

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Nikon Indy 300 2008.

2007 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th446Marlboro Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171571
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2007.

2007 American Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
16th19Penske Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche RS Spyder

2007 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
63rd22Michael Shank Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus Riley

2006 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd473Marlboro Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
144652
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2006.

2006 Mil Milhas Brasil - GTP1

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Cirtek Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9

2005 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th440Marlboro Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171320
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2005.

2005 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
9th32
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2005.

2004 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th461Marlboro Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
151550
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2004.

2004 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
9th28
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2004.

2004 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Mobil

2003 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd485Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
162830
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2003.

2003 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
12th23
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2003.

2002 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd511Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152710
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR2 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2002.

2002 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
4th43
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2002.

2001 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th141Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
203435
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01i (Honda)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2001.

2001 Indy Racing Northern Light Series

PositionPointsTeam
24th64Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR1 (Oldsmobile)
Click to show race results for Indy Racing Northern Light Series 2001.

2000 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th129Team Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
203433
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 2Ki (Honda)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 2000.

1999 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
15th48Hogan Racing Ltd.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200115
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B99/00 (Mercedes-Benz)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1999.

1999 Florida Winter Tour Formula S1

PositionPointsTeam
13th75

1998 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th36Bettenhausen Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 98i (Mercedes-Benz)
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 1998.

1997 CART PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd152 Tasman Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133741
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T97/20 (Buick)
Click to show race results for CART PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship 1997.

1996 PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th84 Tasman Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11131?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T93/20 (Buick)
Click to show race results for PPG/Firestone Indy Lights Championship 1996.

1995 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 1995.

1995 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
3rd169Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171610
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395Mugen Honda
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Britain 1995.

1995 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0San Miguel PSR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F395 (Mugen-Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 1995.

1994 Brazilian F3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd52Amir Nasr Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83?4?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 SudAm F3

PositionPointsTeam
2nd57Amir Nasr Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12483?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT34 (Honda Mugen)

1992 Formula Chevrolet Brazil

PositionPointsTeam
2nd92Corpal
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Berta (Chevolet)

1992 SudAm F3

PositionPointsTeam
0Corpal
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT32 (Volkswagen)

1991 Junior World Cup

PositionPointsTeam
25th0


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