Tag Archive: James Hinchcliffe

Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

The draw for the group stages took place today at Marlins Park

For this weekend’s Race Of Champions gets motor sport’s greats ready to ROC Miami

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Provider for the Race Of Champions The draw for this weekend’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park has thrown up some intriguing head-to-head encounters between some of the world’s greatest drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation!

The event is part of the build-up to the Race Of Champions itself

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation! Two drivers will win the chance to compare their skills with three Indianapolis 500 winners at a special ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation event – taking place outside Miami’s Marlins Park on Monday January 16 – and it could be you! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup

“I’m so happy I don’t even know what to say. Thank you everyone in Edmonton, Canada” – Rzadzinski

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup Two relatively unknown drivers have won the opportunity to compete at this month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park following a unique ROC Factor contest based on a social media vote Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA latest news

55 Cars ready for action in Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scuderia Corsa Announces Driver Lineup for 24 Hours of Daytona.  Unwrapping the Last Gift. Driver Lineup Confirmed for the 2017 Mazda Prototype Team. BAR1 Motorsports Preps for Rolex 24 With Two Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Rahal wins Firestone 600 in closest finish in Texas Motor Speedway history

“I had to set that up” – Rahal

Firestone 600 FinishIt came two months after initially scheduled, but those in attendance at Texas Motor Speedway and watching on TV were treated to one of the most exciting finishes in Indy car history, as Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal edged Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe to the checkered flag by 0.0080 of a second, the fifth-closest finish in series history and tightest finish in the track’s 20-year history. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Hinchcliffe rewards himself and fans with Toronto podium finish

James Hinchcliffe’s wait is over

2016-07-17_075 The Verizon IndyCar Series star and affable 29-year-old Canadian returned home after a one-year hiatus from competing on his home track to score an emphatic third-place finish in Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 17

Toronto Indy – Canadians

Tanya Beaudin live in Toronto

2016-07-16_070 Regarding the challenges the track offered to drivers on Friday, we were able to note the changes on Saturday morning, something a lot of drivers were going to use to their advantage.

Flagworld photo album

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May 24

Pole sitter James Hinchcliffe proclaimed the three fastest qualifiers “a fun front row” 100th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

Fast and fun sums up front row for for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil

James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden, and Ryan Hunter-ReayThree cars from different teams, separated by a scant 0.0758 of a second over a 10-mile qualifying distance, two Honda engines and one Chevrolet, a Canadian and two Americans, a driver who has never been on a Verizon IndyCar Series pole, a runner-up who has never started second at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a 2014 Indy 500 champion who is a former teammate and good buddies with the fastest qualifier. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

James Hinchcliffe secures emotional pole position for 100th Indianapolis 500

Drama, redemption, heartbreak, exuberance

James HinchcliffeArmed Forces Pole Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway had it all as starting positions were set for the historic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

First-day qualifying at Indy leaves nerves frazzled

How crazy was it at Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

James HinchcliffeThe exciting conclusion to the first day of qualifying for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil had quadriplegic team co-owner Sam Schmidt cracking jokes about doing a rain dance in his wheelchair for Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Hinchcliffe ready for journey to come full circle on IMS oval this week

It was at IMS on May 18, 2015, that Hinchcliffe suffered the worst crash of his career

James HinchcliffeJames Hinchcliffe will be the first to admit he has unfinished business – both personal and professional – when he returns to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

James Hinchcliffe turns valuable laps in final practice before Phoenix race

Pole sitter Helio Castroneves posted the best lap in the practice

James HinchcliffeThe usual suspects led the final practice for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix as the sun set on Phoenix International Raceway, but it may have been the driver who was 12th on the speed chart that had the most important session. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Flat12 Bierwerks to release James Hinchcliffe Collaboration Beers

Hinchtown Hammerdown out April and The Bricks Red IPA Coming in May

Flat12 Bierwerks to release James Hinchcliffe Collaboration Beers Flat12 Bierwerks will release Hinchtown Hammerdown, a limited edition, pilsner-style beer brewed in partnership with Verizon Series IndyCar driver, James Hinchcliffe. The collaboration beer is brewed every year for the month of May— which in Indianapolis, is all about racing.

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Mar 14

Mission accomplished for James Hinchcliffe, better results in sight

The mountain was climbed at St. Petersburg, even if the result wasn’t there

Mission accomplished for James Hinchcliffe, better results in sight After 10 months of recuperation and recovery,  James Hinchcliffe was eighth (Row 4) on the starting grid for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, only to run into misfortune at the start and sustaining a right rear flat tire that dropped him out of contention right from the get go.

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Mar 05

Team Outlook 2016: Schmidt Peterson welcomes back a healthy ‘Mayor’

James Hinchcliffe, No. 5 Arrow Electronics Honda

James Hinchcliffe2015 highlights: The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports season changed dramatically when James Hinchcliffe suffered serious injuries in a practice crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 18.

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Feb 13

It’s going to be an All-Star weekend for Hinchcliffe, Newgarden and Daly

For starters, it’s about 60 degrees warmer on Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend

James HinchcliffeThis isn’t the city that James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden and Conor Daly are used to when they visit each summer for the Honda Indy Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Drivers prepping for 19th Granja Viana

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Tony Kanaan, a founder of the charity event, is looking forward to again driving in the 12-hour race Dec. 19

Tony KanaanIt began in 1997 as an informal activity between friends to celebrate the end of the motorsports season, and in the interceding years the 500 Milhas Granja Viana kart race has grown into a major competition and event in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

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