Helio Castrovenes

Helio Castrovenes

No. 06 | Meyer Shank Racing

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BIRTHDAY

May 10, 1975

HOMETOWN

Sao Paulo, Brazil

About Helio

ON TRACK

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner (2001, 2002, 2009, 2021).

Tied for 10th all time in INDYCAR SERIES history with 31 race wins with Paul Tracy and Dario Franchitti.

Fourth all time in INDYCAR SERIES pole positions with 50.

Known as Spider-Man for his celebratory fence climbs after winning a race. The tradition began in 2000 at Belle Isle following his first INDYCAR SERIES win.

Won the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title in Daytona Prototype International class – his first championship in any series. Also part of the winning team overall in the 2021 and 2022 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

OFF TRACK

“Dancing With the Stars” Season 5 champion in 2007. The “Mirror Ball” trophy is displayed in his home alongside his racing trophies.

Named People magazine’s “Sexiest Race Car Driver,” has appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” “Good Morning America,” “Today,” “Ellen” and “Celebrity Wife Swap.” Served as a correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight.”

Works out six days a week during the offseason with a regimen including swimming, running and weightlifting.

Fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

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