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Sunday, 26 May 2019

Engine dashing - Castroneves has Tiger in his tank for Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS - If Tiger Woods can get back in the champs' circle Helio Castroneves says he sees no reason he can't come back to Triumph Path at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday lastly guarantee a spot in the Brickyard's most elite club.

In over a time of hustling at the Indianapolis Engine Speedway (IMS) just three men - A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. what's more, Rick Mears - have won the 500 four times and with a success on Sunday Castroneves would turn into the first non-American to join that gathering.

Presently on the drawback of his profession, the 44-year-old never again drives full-time on the IndyCar Arrangement yet Roger Penske keeps on giving his long-lasting worker an aggressive vehicle and an opportunity to get his name on the Borg-Warner trophy again.

The bubbly Brazilian has dependably been a driver to take inspiration from wherever he can discover it and this week is drawing motivation from Woods, who finished one of game's untouched incredible rebounds a month ago when he finished a 11-year real title dry spell with a shocking triumph at the Experts.

"You realize it took Tiger Woods 10 years to return and win another enormous one so perhaps it could be this year (for me)," said Castroneves. "You're continually searching for positive approaches to look and I'm generally a positive person and practical in the meantime.

"I can just envision how unique it would be. Now you can think beyond practical boundaries however despite everything you need to execute first."

Castroneves rushed to put his blemish on the Indy 500, winning on his Brickyard debut in 2001 and rehashing in 2002.

It was seven years before he come back to Triumph Path in 2009 and he has not discovered his way back since, however he has twice come excruciatingly close, completing as sprinter up in 2014 and 2017.

In 2014 Ryan Seeker Reay denied Castroneves triumph by 0.0600 seconds, the second-nearest complete in race history.

Castroneves said it was the memory of 2017 that spooky him most, reviewing how Japan's Takuma Sato fueled past him with five laps staying then intrepidly warded off the Brazilian to take the checkered banner.

"It's difficult to overlook the ones you've missed," said Castroneves, who has taken a gander at home back in his Penzoil Group Penske Chevrolet, qualifying twelfth quickest in the 33-vehicle field.

"Clearly incredible recollections of the ones that occurred yet the ones you've missed remain in your brain.

"I mean 2017 with Takuma was extremely intense; I did all that I could yet he completed an extremely incredible employment.

"Ideally I don't need to contemplate being a narrow escape and simply get it going."

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