|2014 Indianapolis 500 Odds: Castroneves among the favorites to win|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 24 May 2014 09:00|
Helio Castroneves Indy 500 Odds
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – Helio Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500. Can he make it four on Sunday?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Castroneves has been given 6/1 odds to win this race. He will start in 4th position for Sunday’s race.
Castroneves is going to be competing in his 14th Indy 500 this Sunday. He was the winner of the event in 2001, 2002 and 2009. He has placed outside the top 5 in his last four Indy 500 races, but has a total of 11 top-10s at this event.
Castroneves is currently fourth in the point standings for the IndyCar season. He has been up and down, placing third in two of the four races while finishing outside the top 10 in the other two.
Castroneves is starting in fourth position, which he started in 2008 when he finished fourth. The fourth starting position has produced a total of six winners, but the last came in 1986. He will be part of the second row in the starting grid, which has had 18 total winners, the last coming in 2011.
The Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 25 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Noon ET.