Popular IndyCar driver and Dancing with the Stars (?) runner-up James Hinchcliffe called for collective bargaining among drivers in IndyCar today, arguing that there should be league minimums like the NFL. “There are drivers out there right now that drive for free. You shouldn’t have to risk your life for free.”
IndyCar’s James Hinchcliffe discovered what happens when you try to give a car too much gas and lose control, causing a quite dumb pile-up at the end of Texas Motor Speedway’s pit lane tonight.
The bird is the word at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today. Canadian IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe seems kind of unhappy with the fact that Spencer Pigot passed him, eh?
One of the great injustices of our time is the fact that Canada’s favorite IndyCar-driving son James Hinchcliffe is on this season of Dancing With The Stars, and Canadians can’t vote. Never fear, Land of Delicious Timbits! IndyCar briefly retweeted a less-than-kosher workaround for how you can vote anyway.
IndyCar’s lovable Canadian and future “Dancing With The Stars” participant James Hinchcliffe was one of four drivers penalized for interfering with another driver’s qualifying lap at Watkins Glen. Even after an appeal, IndyCar stuck to their ruling that Hinchcliffe impeded Will Power’s lap. Now he’s really mad, eh?
0.008 seconds was all that separated IndyCar race winner Graham Rahal from James Hinchcliffe—the man who had led most of the restarted race at Texas Motor Speedway but got passed by Rahal on the very last lap. The race was full of close dicing back and forth, but it set a record for TMS’ closest finish ever.
What on earth is a dome skid, and why is it such a big deal? Well, for one, we haven’t seen the kind of massive airborne crashes at this year’s Indianapolis 500 like we did last year. Racer caught up with polesitter James Hinchcliffe ahead of the race for a quick, clear run-down of IndyCar’s new safety gear.
When people mention James Hinchcliffe’s life-threatening Indianapolis 500 practice accident one year ago, they often gloss over all of the gory details. Not Hinch himself, though. His recap of the accident—which he doesn’t remember, thanks to a concussion—and his recovery on The Players’ Tribune is a must-read.
The Verizon IndyCar Series’ James Hinchcliffe might have just pulled off one of the best comebacks in racing. In 2015, Hinchcliffe almost died in an Indianapolis 500 practice crash when a suspension piece went through his leg. This year, he’ll start the Indy 500 on pole position for its landmark 100th running.
In honor of IndyCar’s impending return to Road America for 2016, here’s driver James Hinchcliffe from his Atlantic Championship Series days walking around the paddock with a Road America specialty: a bratwurst. We know Simona de Silvestro can drive, but what does she think of the brats?
It’s the unofficial motto of car enthusiasts everywhere.
Finally, some good news from IndyCar. Yesterday we learned that injuries sustained by James Hinchcliffe in his terrible crash at Indy were far worse than we thought. The suspension went through his leg and into his pelvis, causing extreme bleeding. But today he’s improved greatly and is expected to recover fully.
According to MotorSportsTalk, a component failure on James Hinchcliffe’s number 5 Arrow/Lucas Oil Schmidt Peterson Honda IndyCar sent him into the wall outside Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Turn 3. Hinchcliffe was transported to nearby IU Methodist Hospital with a thigh injury from the wreck.
ID pictures are the worst. Well, unless you sneak something awesome onto your ID. Then they're pretty awesome. James Hinchcliffe's 2015 IndyCar credential pic looks like it was taken mid-battle with some Deadites. Is he secretly Evil Ash from Army of Darkness?