Helio Castroneves Expecting a Daughter

The next celeb racing into fatherhood is Dancing with the Stars and Indianapolis 500 champ Helio Castroneves!

The racecar driver and girlfriend Adriana Henao have announced that they are expecting their first child in January – and it's a girl. And, because staying ahead is just in Helio's nature, he and Adriana have already picked out the little one's name. They were originally going with "Indy," but decided that it was a "little too much" – and have chosen to name their daughter Mikaella. Helio says he and Adriana have no plans to tie the knot just yet, but that marriage is the "natural next step."

The baby news is definitely a high point in a year of ups and downs for the racing star, who was acquitted of tax evasion charges in April. "This year started very difficult," Helio said. "The middle was kind of a 'Wow!' and now this. This is a great ending for the book."

Congrats!

Do you think they should go with the name Indy, instead, or is it too cheesy? Chime in below!

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