Castroneves Aims Ahead after Salvaging Solid Texas Finish

Helio Castroneves turned a mediocre start to the weekend into a respectable 10th-place finish in the PPG 375 on April 2 at Texas Motor Speedway. 06 AutoNation/SiriusXM Honda in the Meyer Shank Racing garage and not turning a single lap in final practice. Running just outside the top 15 in the final 50 laps, the caution on Lap 210 was the pivotal moment of strategy pushing Castroneves up to 11th. We didn’t have any racing in St. Petersburg (finished 23rd after Lap 1 crash). “Oh, it’s always important to be in a position to have a little bit of a warmup,” Castroneves said.

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