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Penske retires Indy 500 winning car

Updated: June 8, 2002, 10:28 PM ET
Associated Press

Castroneves FORT WORTH, Texas -- The car that Helio Castroneves drove Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway wasn't the same one he drove in his second straight Indianapolis 500 victory two weeks ago.

Marlboro Team Penske retired the car that Castroneves won in. He was in a former test car during the Boomtown 500, the IRL's first race since Indianapolis, and started fifth.

The retired car never ran on any track other than Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

''In recent ...

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