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Helio Speeds Past Tax Evasion Charges

4/17/2009 3:07 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Hello CastronevesA Federal jury has acquitted Indy race car champ Helio Castroneves on tax evasion charges.

The jury was hung on the one count of conspiracy. The judge declared a mistrial on that count, and prosecutors say they're reviewing whether to re-try Helio on that charge.

Helio was prosecuted for allegedly not paying taxes on several million dollars.

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