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Castroneves Wins Indy 500 for Third Time

Bryan FlynnAnalyst IMay 25, 2009

In a turbulent year of court room battles over charges of tax evasion and latter being acquitted by a jury and the last charge dropped Helio Castroneves can finally smile. Castroneves won his third Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. The win makes Castroneves the ninth driver to win at Indy three times and one short of tying the record of four wins. For the driver known as “Spiderman” to win the pole position and the race was special after the year he had gone through. Danica Patrick finished third the highest ever finish for a woman at the famous Memorial Day weekend race.

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