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#60 Meyer Shank Racing W/Curb-Agajanian Acura DPi: Oliver Jarvis, Tom Blomqvist, Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud
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How Castroneves and Meyer Shank conquered another US classic

Helio Castroneves continued his fine start to life with Meyer Shank Racing that netted the 2021 Indianapolis 500 victory by prevailing in last weekend's Daytona 24 Hours together with teammates Tom Blomqvist, Oliver Jarvis and Simon Pagenaud. As Cadillac fell by the wayside, the Brazilian veteran won out in an all-Acura duel to the finish

Acura made it two wins from two starts in the Daytona 24 Hours since the end of its relationship with Team Penske. This time, however, it wasn't the serial winner of the big race, Wayne Taylor Racing, that came out on top last Sunday. Rather, Meyer Shank Racing prevailed over a team bidding for a fourth straight victory in a 30-minute sprint to the flag with IndyCar legend Helio Castroneves at the wheel of its ARX-05 DPi.

The Brazilian, who shared the #60 ARX-05 with Oliver Jarvis, Tom Blomqvist and Simon Pagenaud, had both track position and the faster of the two Acuras when the race went green for the final time. Ricky Taylor in the WTR entry had little or nothing for his former teammate over the final laps of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opener. 

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