James Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe

1986-12-05 (age 34)


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Hinchcliffe never had doubts over full-time IndyCar return

Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe says he never had doubts over his IndyCar future despite starting last year with just three races guaranteed.

Hinchcliffe: Andretti team will be fast from start of IndyCar season

James Hinchcliffe believes Andretti Autosport can avoid the struggles that plagued the start of last season, and run as competitively as it did in the final IndyCar rounds of 2020.

Hinchcliffe secures Andretti Autosport return on full-time deal

IndyCar race-winner James Hinchcliffe will become a full-time Andretti Autosport-Honda driver in 2021, making a full-time return to the team he raced for in 2013 after six appearances in 2020

Hinchcliffe fills in at Andretti Autosport for rest of 2020 after Veach split

James Hinchcliffe will join Andretti Autosport for the final three races of the 2020 IndyCar season following Zach Veach's split from the team

Hinchcliffe tops opening day of Indy 500 practice, Alonso fifth on return

James Hinchcliffe led an Andretti Autosport 1-2-4 on the opening day of practice for the 104th Indianapolis 500 as Fernando Alonso clocked the fifth fastest time

IndyCar News: Rosenqvist "can't blame" Hinchcliffe for late crash

Felix Rosenqvist doesn't blame James Hinchcliffe for the final-stint shunt that cost him a shot at victory in the IndyCar season-opener at Texas Motor Speedway

James Hinchcliffe rejoins Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis 500

James Hinchcliffe will return to Andretti Autosport to contest at least three IndyCar rounds this season, including the Indianapolis 500, after being dropped by Arrow McLaren SP last October

Dale Coyne shortlists Hinchcliffe, Palou, Sette Camara for IndyCar seat

Dale Coyne has confirmed that James Hinchcliffe, Super Formula's Alex Palou and Formula 2's Sergio Sette Camara are on his shortlist of drivers to replace Sebastien Bourdais for 2020

McLaren will pay Hinchcliffe's '20 IndyCar salary after ousting him

McLaren will continue to pay James Hinchcliffe's salary during the 2020 season after its controversial decision to oust him from its new IndyCar team

Arrow McLaren SP: Hinchcliffe drop for IndyCar 2020 "gut-wrenching"

Arrow McLaren SP's Sam Schmidt says dropping James Hinchcliffe from the team's IndyCar line-up in favour of Oliver Askew and Patricio O'Ward for 2020 was a "gut-wrenching" decision

Hinchcliffe hoping to "salvage" full 2020 IndyCar campaign

A "shocked" James Hinchcliffe says he's still hoping to land a full-time IndyCar seat in 2020, after losing his drive with the Arrow McLaren SP team

McLaren signs Askew and O'Ward to IndyCar team, drops Hinchcliffe

McLaren's IndyCar team has signed Indy Lights champion Oliver Askew and Pato O'Ward to its team in 2020, meaning there is no place for James Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe to drive for McLaren SP IndyCar team in 2020

James Hinchcliffe will stay on with what will become McLaren Racing SP into the 2020 IndyCar Series season

Schmidt wants to keep Hinchcliffe into McLaren IndyCar era in 2020

Sam Schmidt hopes to find a way for James Hinchcliffe to remain with his IndyCar team despite its 2020 McLaren/Chevrolet deal potentially clashing with his Honda backing

Hinchcliffe "shocked" about IndyCar run without podium before Iowa

Schmidt Peterson Motorsport's driver James Hinchcliffe says it is "kind of shocking" that it took him 12 IndyCar races to secure a podium in 2019, after finishing third at Iowa

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous"

Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time

IndyCar Barber: SPM's Hinchcliffe leads practice ahead of Herta

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe set the fastest time of Friday IndyCar practice at Barber Motorsports Park ahead of Austin winner Colton Herta

SPM improvement means it can now threaten IndyCar leaders - Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe believes the work Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has undertaken in recent months will allow the team to threaten IndyCar's leading squads in 2019

SPM reveals 2019 IndyCar livery for Ericcsson, Hinchcliffe, Wickens

The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team has revealed the look of ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson's Indycar for the 2019 season, along with the machines of James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens

Hinchcliffe: Robert Wickens IndyCar input still relevant in 2019

James Hinchcliffe says that Robert Wickens' input into the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team from his rookie IndyCar season last year will remain relevant in 2019

Sebring IndyCar test: Hinchcliffe leads, Ericsson/Rosenqvist get miles

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe set the fastest time at the end of almost nine hours of IndyCar testing on Tuesday on the Sebring short layout

Hinchcliffe glad SPM didn't buy Indy 500 seat after failing to qualify

James Hinchcliffe says he is glad Schmidt Peterson Motorsports did not buy him a seat in the 2018 Indianapolis 500 after he failed to qualify

Hinchcliffe hopes new SPM team-mate has driving style like Wickens'

James Hinchcliffe hopes his 2019 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team-mate has a similar driving style to Robert Wickens, as he feels the DTM convert raised the level of his IndyCar performances

Hinchcliffe: Iowa IndyCar victory doesn't end Indy 500 bumping talk

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe says his win at Iowa will not stop people talking about his failure to qualify for the 2018 Indianapolis 500

IndyCar Iowa: James Hinchcliffe takes win in bizarre finish

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe took his first IndyCar victory in over a year in baffling fashion at Iowa

Hinchcliffe bumping 'sad' and 'great' for IndyCar - Newgarden

Penske's Josef Newgarden says that James Hinchcliffe's bumping from the 2018 Indianapolis 500 is a "great" and "sad" story for IndyCar

Schmidt ends efforts to get bumped Hinchcliffe into Indy 500

James Hinchcliffe says his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar team is no longer pursuing any method of getting him into the Indianapolis 500 field after his failure to qualify

Indy 500: SPM coy on plans for alternative Hinchcliffe drive

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has not ruled out James Hinchcliffe driving in another car after failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, although Hinchcliffe currently believes he "won't start the race"

James Hinchcliffe: 'Devastating' to get bumped out of 2018 Indy 500

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe says it is "devastating in every way possible" to be bumped out of the 2018 Indianapolis 500

Indy 500 qualifying: Penske fastest, Hinchcliffe bumped from field

Penske and Ed Carpenter Racing led a Chevrolet-dominated 'Fast Nine' Indianapolis 500 qualifying, while 2016 polesitter James Hinchcliffe was a high-profile victim of bumping and will not start the race

James Hinchcliffe puzzled by Phoenix IndyCar aerokit test crash

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe says he is confused by his crash at Phoenix Raceway while testing IndyCar's 2018 universal aerokit

Hinchcliffe: New IndyCar aerokit will expose bad set-ups

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe says the new 2018 IndyCar universal aerokit will remove a "band-aid" of downforce that helped weaker teams compete

James Hinchcliffe stays with SPM to partner Robert Wickens in IndyCar

James Hinchcliffe will continue with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports next season, having signed a new multi-year extension to partner new driver Robert Wickens

IndyCar Long Beach: Hinchcliffe jumps ahead in final stops for win

James Hinchcliffe won the IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix as main challenger Ryan Hunter-Reay stopped on track with six laps to go in a race of attrition

Hinchcliffe and Wickens line up IndyCar and DTM car swap

Mercedes DTM driver Robert Wickens will test an IndyCar at Sebring next week as part of a one-off ride swap with fellow Canadian racer James Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe's car fails IndyCar post-race checks for Texas

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and James Hinchcliffe have been penalised after his car failed IndyCar post-race inspection following his second place finish at Texas

Texas IndyCar: Graham Rahal beats James Hinchcliffe by 0.08s

Graham Rahal snatched a last gasp victory from James Hinchcliffe to claim his first IndyCar win of the 2016 season in the rescheduled completion of the Texas Motor Speedway race

Indy 500 polesitter Hinchcliffe wishes he had turned off dashboard

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe says he wishes he had turned his in-car digital display off for the run that secured pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

James Hinchcliffe secures 2016 Indianapolis 500 pole

James Hinchcliffe claimed his maiden IndyCar pole position in qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, a year on from a near-fatal crash at the track

Indianapolis 500 qualifying: James Hinchcliffe fastest on day one

James Hinchcliffe finished quickest in the first part of IndyCar qualifying for the 100th Indianapolis 500 to cement a fairytale return to the Brickyard

'No anxiety' as Hinchcliffe returns to Indianapolis after crash

James Hinchcliffe said he felt "no anxiety" as he returned to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in IndyCar testing on Wednesday almost a year on from his near-fatal crash

James Hinchcliffe makes IndyCar return in Road America test

James Hinchcliffe returned to the cockpit for the first time since his Indianapolis 500 practice accident in May, during an IndyCar test at Road America on Monday

James Hinchcliffe cleared for IndyCar return at Road America test

James Hinchcliffe will return to the IndyCar cockpit for next Monday's test at Road America, over four months after suffering a thigh injury in a crash during Indianapolis 500 practice

Fontana IndyCar: Hinchcliffe's Schmidt sub Briscoe leads practice

Ryan Briscoe set the pace in the opening practice session for Saturday's IndyCar race at Fontana

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe set to undergo further surgery

James Hinchcliffe will undergo further surgery in the coming weeks as he continues to recover from injuries sustained in a crash during practice for last month's Indianapolis 500

Ryan Briscoe stands in for injured James Hinchcliffe for Indy 500

Ryan Briscoe has been called up to replace the injured James Hinchcliffe in this weekend's Indianapolis 500 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

Hinchcliffe recovering in intensive care following practice crash

James Hinchcliffe has been ruled out of the cockpit for the foreseeable future as he continues to recover from injuries sustained in a crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500 yesterday

Indianapolis 500: Pagenaud fastest before Hinchcliffe crash

Simon Pagenaud was fastest in an Indianapolis 500 practice session shortened by James Hinchcliffe's crash on Monday

James Hinchcliffe has leg surgery after Indy 500 practice crash

James Hinchcliffe has been hospitalised for leg surgery following a huge accident during practice for the Indianapolis 500 on Monday morning

NOLA IndyCar: Schmidt's James Hinchcliffe wins with strategy gamble

A gamble on strategy rewarded James Hinchcliffe with victory for Schmidt Peterson in a damp, incident-filled IndyCar race at NOLA on Sunday

Hinchcliffe replaces Pagenaud at Schmidt IndyCar team for 2015

James Hinchcliffe has signed a multi-year deal to join the Schmidt Peterson Motorsport IndyCar team, where he will replace Simon Pagenaud in the #77 car

Milwaukee IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe sets pace then crashes

James Hinchcliffe continued to set the pace in IndyCar practice at Milwaukee, although the Andretti driver was a spectator for the end of the second session due to a crash

Milwaukee IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe leads first practice session

James Hinchcliffe opened IndyCar's race weekend at Milwaukee by setting the fastest time in the opening practice session on Saturday

Indianapolis IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe sustains concussion

James Hinchcliffe will need to undergo additional medical evaluations before being cleared to practice for the Indianapolis 500 after suffering concussion in Saturday's IndyCar race on the track's road course

Barber IndyCar: Will Power beats James Hinchcliffe to pole

Will Power edged out James Hinchcliffe to secure pole position for Sunday's IndyCar race at Barber

Long Beach IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe tops first practice session

James Hinchcliffe opened this weekend's IndyCar event at Long Beach by setting the fastest time in the first practice session

St Petersburg IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe tops first practice of '14

James Hinchcliffe opened the 2014 IndyCar season by setting the fastest time in the first practice session for this weekend's curtain-raiser at St Petersburg

Iowa IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe unstoppable in Andretti one-two

James Hinchcliffe secured an emphatic win in the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway

Indy 500: James Hinchcliffe fastest on day four of practice

Andretti Autosport continues to set the early pace at Indianapolis, with James Hinchcliffe ending the fourth day of practice with the fastest time

Sao Paulo IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe beats Takuma Sato in epic race

James Hinchcliffe won an extraordinary IndyCar race in Sao Paulo by taking the lead from Takuma Sato on the final corner of the last lap