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IndyCar leader Helio Castroneves arrives in Brazil hoping to stay ahead of teammate Will Power

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    Brazilian IndyCar drivers, from left, Tony Kanaan, Ana Beatriz Figueiredo and Helio Castroneve pose for pictures at a news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 2, 2013. Brazil will host the 4th race of the Indy Car season on May 5. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) (The Associated Press)

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    Brazilian IndyCar drivers Tony Kanaan, left, and Helio Castroneves talk during a news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 2, 2013. Brazil will host the 4th race of the Indy Car season on May 5. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) (The Associated Press)

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    FILE - In this April 28, 2012 file photo, IndyCar driver Will Power, of Australia, looks out from his helmet during a practice session in Sao Paulo, Brazil. On the one-year anniversary of his last victory, Power heads back to Brazil for the Sao Paulo 300, a race he has won every time since it was added to the calendar in 2010. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File) (The Associated Press)

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    Mechanics from the IndyCar team Penske work in the garage area of the race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 2, 2013. Brazil will host the 4th race of the Indy Car season on May 5. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) (The Associated Press)

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    Men work to prepare the Sambadrome, part of the IndyCar's Sao Paulo 300 track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 2, 2013. Brazil will host the 4th race of the Indy Car season on May 5. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) (The Associated Press)

Helio Castroneves can't count on home advantage against rival teammate Will Power at the Sao Paulo 300 on Sunday.

Castroneves, the IndyCar Series leader, is one of the home-crowd favorites in Brazil. But it's his Penske teammate from Australia who arrives heavily favored on the streets of Sao Paulo after winning all three races at the temporary Anhembi track.

Castroneves boosts three straight top-10 finishes coming into the race. He knows he'll have to get past the "King of Sao Paulo" to improve his chances of staying atop the drivers' standings following Sunday's race.