From the Archives: Helio Castroneves—Leading Man

He’s known simply as Helio. And he’s known for That Smile.

The infectious grin that’s just about always spread across the countenance of the IndyCar star is on full display here, in our photo gallery from IM‘s May 2008 issue. You can read the full feature “Leading Man” here, by Tony Rehagen.

Whether on prime-time TV or the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, life is never dull with Helio in the mix. Watch him go in a month’s time in the big race, an event he has won three, nearly four times.