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Helio Castroneves Comes From Nowhere To Claim IndyCar’s 200th Race

An unseasonably chilly night in Kentucky gave fans that strange feeling that something was in the air. Something about tonight seemed different than the rest of the IZOD IndyCar races this season. They were right. In a season filled with Will Power dominating everyone on the road courses, and Dario, Wheldon, and Kanaan taking the spotlight on the ovals, this weekend was something different.

When the drivers and teams began qualifying for this weekend's race at Kentucky, the lineup for the race almost seemed to be in reverse order. Hideki Mutoh, Bertrand Baquette, Mario Moraes, and Thomas Sheckter all had top-10 starting spots. Oh yeah, and Ed Carpenter was on the pole. At the back of the pack were notable names like Tony Kanaan, Rya...

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