Tag Archive: James Hinchcliffe

Oct 17

James Hinchcliffe to attend WMFC Toronto Fundraiser

IndyCar Racer Lending Support to Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada
James Hinchcliffe will be back in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario on Saturday 25th October attending a fundraising charity event that’s close to his heart on behalf of the Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation of Canada (WMFC – www.wmfc.ca), hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum on Bloor Street West.

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Aug 07

James Hinchcliffe joins Starworks for DP Return at Road America

“m really excited to be at Road America this weekend with Starworks and HPD”

James Hinchcliffe Canadian motor racing driver James Hinchcliffe joins Starworks regular Scott Mayer for the return of the #78 HPD Riley at the Continental Tire ‘Road Race Showcase’ at Road America, WI, this weekend – round 10 of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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Jul 01

It’s July in Toronto – It’s IndyCar Time!

One of the highlights on the IndyCar Series circuit is the July stop in Toronto.

TravelBloggers.ca, Honda Indy of Toronto, Indy CarEach year the race in Toronto turns out to be one of the most exciting on the calendar. There are always bumps, crashes and controversy, a driver can still win the race even if he starts from the back – and that’s why the fans love it. But wait, there’s more!

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Jun 25

Status Grand Prix joins TEAMCMS Builders Club

Status Grand Prix Becomes Driver Development Partner

Status Grand Prix Status Grand Prix has joined the TEAMCMS Builders Club as a driver development partner representing the TEAMCMS Driver Development Initiative (DDi) at Formula 1 Grands Prix in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Indy 500: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins in 2nd-closest finish

Alex Tagliani 13th, Jacques Villeneuve 14th and James Hinchcliffe DNF

Verizon IndyCar logo Chants of “USA, USA” from the hundreds of thousands of spectators rose from the cavernous Indianapolis Motor Speedway – and likely among TV viewers across America – as Ryan Hunter-Reay took the slowest lap of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Starts, stops on streets: Conway a surprise winner

Multi-car pile-up triggered by the front-runner

Mike Conway - photo Alex Gallardo The door was open for Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe, who were running 1-2 (the way they started the 80-lap race), to battle for the victory in the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Until Lap 56. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe ink promo deal for 2014 IndyCar Season

Hinchcliffe In The Driver’s Seat with Honda Canada

Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe It’s the middle of winter, but Canadians have reason to get excited for the upcoming IndyCar season.

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Feb 05

Hinchcliffe set for Toronto TV & Radio Take Over

IndyCar star ready for co-host duties on Breakfast Television & Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown

James Hinchcliffe As the 2014 IndyCar Series gets set to roar back into life next month, Andretti Autosport racer, James Hinchcliffe, heads back to Canada this week to put his co-hosting skills to the test on TV and radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Formula 1600 returns to the streets of Toronto

Series will add The Honda Indy Toronto to 2014 schedule

Toyo Tires F1600 Championship logo Announced today, Formula 1600 racing will once again be showcased on the streets of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Jul 18

The Team Canada Scholarship is pleased to announce the four final drivers for the 2013 Program.

Team Canada second 4 finalist

Team Canada logoThe four drivers will be vying for the a spot with Team Canada as the Scholarship enters its 3rd year. Competing in the category of F1600, specifically, the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship in Ontario and the Formula Tour 1600 Series of Quebec, these young drivers are some of Canada’s future stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Hinchcliffe dominates Iowa for first oval win

James Hinchcliffe’s maiden IZOD IndyCar Series victory was certainly emotional.

James Hinchcliffe Iowa Speedway - photo IndyCar Series Chris JonesHis second was dramatic. This one might play out to be the most important as the 19-race season accelerates toward its Oct. 19 conclusion. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

The field for the 97th Indianapolis 500 is set!

James Hinchcliffe on row 3, Alex Tagliani on row 4

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoThere are two Americans and a rookie on the front row of the 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, which will be televised on ABC at 11 a.m. (ET) May 26.

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Apr 20

The Verizon P1 Award firmly in Franchitti’s hands (+results, UPDATED)

 Incident ends qualifying early for AlexTagliani and Barracuda Racing

Dario Franchitti  - photo © IndyCar SeriesDario Franchitti has something to say to those who have advanced supposition about his results early in this 19-race season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

IndyCar star raring for 2nd ‘Rolex 24 at Daytona’ outing

James Hinchcliffe Q&A

James HinchcliffeRolex 24 At Daytona logoThis weekend sees Canadian IndyCar front-runner and ‘2012 Fan Favorite’ James Hinchcliffe compete in his second ‘Rolex 24 at Daytona’, Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th January, at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo set for Feb. 8-10, 2013

The Canadian racing season begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The 7th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo, Presented by Inside Track Motorsport News takes place February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at the International Centre, adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

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Jun 01

Single-day tickets to the 2012 Honda Indy Toronto on sale now

Single-day tickets to the 2012 Honda Indy Toronto, taking place July 6-8, are now on sale

Honda Indy Toronto logo2010-07-17_3A8297Race fans have the opportunity to now purchase reserved grandstand seating, general admission tickets, paddock passes and parking passes for Saturday or Sunday only. Tickets and passes can be purchased online at www.hondaindytoronto.com/tickets or by phone at 1-877-503-6869. Tickets start as low as $30 for adults and $15 for juniors. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe focused on results for Andretti

 The driver of the No. 27 Go Daddy entry is bringing a ‘substance first’ approach to his new opportunity at Andretti Autosport

James Hinchcliffe  Go DaddyAndretti Autosport logoCall him whatever you want–“Danica Hinchcliffe,” “Manica” or the “Go Daddy Guy,” but James Hinchcliffe is more concerned about being called a winner during his sophomore season in IndyCar. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Canadian IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Sunday, February 12

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012 James HinchclifeJames Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Honda Indy Toronto presents Canadian debut of the new 2012 Dallara DW12 IndyCar

At the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Honda Indy Toronto Logo Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012Race fans attending the Canadian Motorsports Expo presented by Inside Track will have an exclusive opportunity to have an up-close look at the new 2012 Dallara DW12 IndyCar. This is the first time Canadian race fans and journalists in Canada will have the chance to view the long awaited car.

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Dec 31

INDYCAR: Top 10 drivers of 2011

Ranking the Top 10 Indy drivers for 2011? Piece of cake. Just copy the final point standings, right? Hell no
Will Power - Dario Franchitti 2011IZOD - IndyCar seriesHell no, you have to look at the complete body of work, practice, qualifying, race day and those intangibles like bad pit calls, racing luck and brain fade. So here’s one opinion in a world of experts, starting from 10th and working down. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

IndyCar ‘Rookie of the Year’ enjoying busy off-season

James Hinchcliffe Q&A 

James HinchcliffeHinchtown logoJames Hinchcliffe’s off-season has been far from quiet as the 2011 IndyCar Series ‘Sunoco Rookie of the Year’ is fulfilling a packed diary of engagements. The Canadian, who celebrated his 25th birthday on Monday, sat down to review a busy few days that included the news of Newman/Haas Racing, who James raced for in 2011, closing its IndyCar operation.

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Dec 02

Newman/Haas Racing closes its door

Loss of Newman/Haas Racing  team shocking

Newman Haas RacingNewman-Haas IndyCarIn these tough economic times, the Indy car racing community has come to expect attrition during the offseason. But losing the sport’s second most successful team is a big shock. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

James Hinchcliffe Q&A

IndyCar ‘Rookie of the Year’ reflects on 2011 Season

James Hinchcliffe2011-07-10 - Toronto Indy - Sunday 552James Hinchcliffe, the 2011 IndyCar Series ‘Sunoco Rookie of the Year’, enjoyed a stellar debut season in North America’s premier open-wheel racing category. The 24-year-old Canadian piloted the No.06 Sprott Inc. Newman/Haas Racing entry to numerous top-ten finishes, including three season-best fourth-place finishes at Long Beach, Loudon and Kentucky.

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Oct 29

Robichon wins the Hinchtown.com shootout

Eight karting drivers were invited this week to participate at the 2011 Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Award Shootout.

Hinchtown logo2011 07 08 G1 131The shootout took place at the Bridgestone Racing Academy in Mosport, ON on Formula 2000 open wheel cars. Amonst the invited drivers, three raced the 2011 karting season under SRA Karting colours on Birel Chassis: Zacharie Richard-Robichon (Rotax DD2), Olivier Bédard (Junior Max) and Jean-François Lafontaine (Rotax Max).

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Oct 24

ECKC drivers off to Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Shootout

Olivier Bébard is one of eight drivers headed to Hinchtown Tuesday

Karting Le Mans 2010Hinchtown logoEastern Canadian Karting Championship drivers are back in action tomorrow as six will be on hand at the Hinchtown.com Canadian Karting Shootout. Of the eight drivers invited to the 3rd Annual event at the Mosport Driver Development track, Zach Robichon, Tyler McEwan, Steven Szigeti, Luke Chudleigh, Cameron Morrison and Olivier Bedard each completed full ECKC schedules in 2011, and they equally represent the ‘Team Canada’ classes of the series coming from DD2, Senior and Junior respectively.

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Aug 18

Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America

Stellar opening to first season for Grist

Garett GristGarett Grist - David Clubine“Open wheel rookie making big gains in first season including poles, fast laps and podiums at some of the toughest tracks in North America”. Garett Grist, a member of the Sofina Foods Driver Development Program, is having an amazing opening to his rookie season of open wheel car racing. For this driver, every track was new experience having never raced a car, let a lone seen any of the tracks that the Ontario Formula Ford Challenge will compete on in 2011.

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Aug 14

Hunter-Reay prevails in starts, stops in New Hampshire (+result)

The finish order was set based on the lap 215 running order under caution in  IZOD IndyCar Series race

Ryan Hunter-Reay  victory Loudon 2011-08-14NHMS LogoRyan Hunter-Reay was the race leader when moisture on the racing surface at New Hampshire Motor Speedway brought out the yellow flag. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Garett Grist makes the move to Formula Cars

“Derek Daly Academy Driver joins Britain West Motorsports to run single seater races in both Ontario and Quebec”

Garett Grist - James HinchcliffeOntario Formula FordGarett Grist, two-time Team Canada member, steps into the formula car world beginning this weekend by taking on the ultra fast and challenging Mosport International Raceway in the Formula Ford division. Grist ended a busy 2010 with a trip to Italy for the 2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals followed on week with the 2010 Skip Barber Karting Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterrey, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Power plays strategy to second Brazil win (+result)

 Takuma Sato came up 10 minutes short of potentially claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory
 Tagliani in 19th place

Will Power victory Sao PauloWill Power 2011-04-10Will Power, not usually one to pay attention to time, said “obrigado.”Power, the pole sitter and re-start leader of the rain-postponed Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, came into the pits for a splash of fuel on Lap 36 (the race resumed on Lap 15). Read the rest of this entry »

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