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Author Topic: Helio!!  (Read 962 times)

Offline lkjohnson1950

Helio!!
« on: June 01, 2021, 03:52:32 AM »
For those of you who may have missed it Helio Castroneves became only the 3RD 4 time winner of the Indy 500 yesterday. I really enjoyed it because Penske dumped Helio this year and no one gave him much of a shot with the one off ride with the smaller Meyer-Shank racing team. This is an "In your face" moment for Penske and I'm there for it. Hate Penske.



Lonny

Offline Jericoke

Re: Helio!!
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2021, 01:16:45 PM »
I didn't get to watch the full race, I happened to tune in for Wilson's pit crash, which really screwed over Herta and Rossi, ran some errands, and came back more or less to see the video you posted.

Only three cars out.  Only 3 more not on the lead lap.  No big crash.  I don't know how many yellows there were, but it was the fastest 500 ever.

Helio is a hell of a winner.  Watching him win the 500 is a show all its own!  It's a tough race to win, much less twice, and he's done it 4 times, and showed why.

Offline cosworth151

Re: Helio!!
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2021, 01:47:04 PM »
I'm no fan of Penske, either, and was very, very happy to see Helio win.

Meyer-Shank Racing is based in Pataskala, Ohio. It's a suburb on the east side of Columbus. It's about 20 minutes away from me. Mike Shank has a home on the east end of Buckeye Lake, very near my boss Scotto. Mike & Scotto are friends.
“You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
― Bob Dylan

Offline lkjohnson1950

Re: Helio!!
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2021, 05:10:13 PM »
There were a couple of spins in the pits, but the only other yellow was this

Lonny

 


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