Birthday : 5-9-1975
Birthplace : São Paulo, Brazil
Birth Name : Hélio Castro Neves
AKA : Hélio Castro-Neves, Helio Neves, Spider-Man
Recent Role : Season 5 – Celebrity Dancer on Dancing With the Stars
Gender : Male
Helio Castroneves, a Brazilian Auto racing driver, is one of the top drivers in North America. He has competed in the North American IndyCar series and prior to this; he competed in Champ Car racing with a highest championship points finish of fourth. In 2001 and 2002, he won the Indianapolis and became the fifth driver to do so. In the fifth season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’, he paired with Julianne Hough, last season’s winner and the couple won the title of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 5, beating out Melanie Brown and Marie Osmond.
He’s won twice the pole position for the race. Currently, he lives in Miami, Florida. He’s named ‘Spider-Man’ by his fans. He has one sister, Katiucia. He came into light when he first drove for Steve Home’s Tasman racing Team.
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