Castroneves penalized for negative tweet aimed towards IndyCar

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Helio Castroneves has been placed on probation after a tweet was posted from his account following Long Beach that slammed the series.

IndyCar has placed Verizon IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves (above) on probation through June 30, 2014, for an action following the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 13.

Castroneves was found to have violated Rule 9.3.8 (Social Media Policy violation).

The member may contest the imposition of the penalty pursuant to the procedures and timelines detailed in the review and appeal procedures of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

Tweet that got Helio reprimanded (click tweet if you can't see photo)

Explanation from Helio

Response from sister Kati

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Tags barber motorsports, castroneves, helio, indy, indycar, mazda, penalized, will power