Castroneves' request to delay tax evasion trial refused by judge
MIAMI -- A federal judge in Miami has rejected requests to delay the tax evasion trial of race car driver Helio Castroneves.
U.S. District Judge Donald Graham on Friday said the March 2 trial date will stand. Lawyers for Castroneves and Penske Racing Inc. had sought a delay until November to ensure he could drive in the 2009 IndyCar Series that runs from April to October.
Castroneves is a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner who also won TV's "Dancing With The Stars" competition in 2007. ...
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