IRL: Texas II: Officials announce Castroneves penalty

Castroneves Penalized, Keeps Texas Victory FORT WORTH, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004 - IRL officials penalized driver Helio Castroneves for jumping a restart late in the Chevy 500k. Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Marlboro Team Penske ...

Castroneves Penalized, Keeps Texas Victory

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004 - IRL officials penalized driver Helio Castroneves for jumping a restart late in the Chevy 500k.

Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Marlboro Team Penske Dallara/Toyota/ Firestone, will keep his victory in the IRL IndyCar Series season finale, but was fined $50,000 and docked 15 driver points for accelerating prior to the designated restart point on the track during the final restart.

Castroneves remains fourth in the final point standings.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Helio Castroneves
Teams Team Penske