Helio Castroneves | My large break
Season 2, Ep. 1
Helio Castroneves says that future guided his glittering IndyCar profession that is topped by a record-equalling 4 Indy 500 wins, however the path to glory was removed from easy.He speaks to Chris Medland within the opening episode from season two of our Large Break podcast sequence, charting the make-or-break moments that formed top-level racers, engineers and managers.Forward of this 12 months’s Indy 500, Castroneves remembers his early desires of racing in System 1, graduating from karting in Brazil to residing in Milton Keynes in British F3, after which the dialog together with his sponsor that introduced him to the unfamiliar ladder to IndyCar.That journey was studded with problem, tragedy and a courtroom case with Emerson Fittipaldi — plus a 14-week run to victory on Dancing with the Stars, that’s credited with bringing an additional 1m viewers to IndyCar.Now looking for a record-equalling fifth Indy 500 win, Castroneves says that the sky is the restrict, with no ideas of retirement. Once we’re on this enterprise [of racing], it’s our life, it’s what we do, it’s the air that I breathe,” he says.