Penske's Castroneves, Hornish expected to go their separate ways

Helio Castroneves will be "Dancing with the Stars." Sam Hornish Jr. likely will be rubbing fenders in NASCAR. It looks the end of the road for Team Penske's dynamic duo, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: September 11, 2007, 6:09 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

JOLIET, Ill. -- Even at 215 mph, Helio Castroneves couldn't help but let his mind wander. These moments were his favorite with wingman Sam Hornish Jr.

The Team Penske duo dominated the early stages of Sunday's IndyCar Series finale at Chicagoland Speedway, running 1-2 for 116 of the first 129 laps. It was a flashback to 2006, when the familiar red and white cars were almost always up front.

"I was kind of thinking about it, running with him," Castroneves said. "We ...

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