Helio Castroneves Indy 500 Odds
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times. Will he be able to do it a fourth time on Sunday?
According to the oddsmakers, Castroneves has 5/1 odds to win this year’s race. He won the Indy 500 in 2009, 2002, and 2001. He has also won the pole four times in his career. Last year, Castroneves placed 17th in the Indy 500 after starting 16th. This year he qualified sixth for the race.
This year, Castroneves is second in the IRL point standings. He has one win and three top 5’s in four races. His worst finish on the year is 13th.
When it comes to starting sixth, five drivers have won the Indy 500 from that position, including the 2011 champion. Altogether, 18 Indy 500 winners have come from the second row of the starting grid, where Castroneves will be.
The Indianapolis 500 will take place Sunday, May 27 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Noon ET.
Helio Castroneves odds for the 2012 Indianapolis 500
Odds to win: Helio Castroneves (5/1)