Helio Castroneves on the Indy 500 and his new IMSA career

By Nate Ryan, NASCAR on NBC Sports

The Team Penske driver on why he's thritlled the offseason is over (1:00); how his first Rolex 24 went (2:00); being paired with Alexander Rossi this year (3:45); what it's like working with an IndyCar rival and why there is no awkwardness with an Penske-Andretti pairing (5:00); the joy of racing against Alex Zanardi again (8:30); his memories of the dark race weekend and vicious wreck that took Zanardi's legs (10:00); his rejuvenation in joining sports cars full time last year (12:30); how much he misses IndyCar (14:30); how he sees the IndyCar renaissance (16:00); on having another shot at the 2019 Indianapolis 500 (18:00); the evolution of safety and the difference of hitting concrete walls vs. SAFER barriers (19:00); his Dancing With The Stars memories and if he still keeps up with friends from those days (21:15); why his acting career hasn't taken off (22:30); still getting recognized in public (23:30); how much longer he wants to race and an important conversation with Rick Mears (25:00); how much longer he can drive in IMSA (27:30)

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