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Castroneves has long road to title after qualifying infraction sends him to back

Updated: September 6, 2008, 6:57 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

JOLIET, IL - Helio Castroneves has been sent to the back of the grid for the IndyCar Series finale at Chicagoland Speedway.

Castroneves qualified his Team Penske Dallara/Honda fourth for the PEAK Antifreeze and Oil Indy 300, but Indy Racing League chief steward Brian Barnhart elected to penalize the Brazilian for driving under the white line that delineates the course boundary several times during the course of his four-lap qualifying run.

He'll start 28th. Penske's Ryan Briscoe claimed ...

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