James Hinchcliffe

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James Hinchcliffe at the 2012 Indianapolis 500

James Hinchcliffe is a Canadian racecar driver. He drives in the IndyCar Series. He was born on December 5, 1986 in Oakville, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto. Hinchcliffe is known for his media personality as well as his racing. He has become a very popular driver. Hinchcliffe named his website "Hinchtown" and he is the town's "mayor".

Hinchcliffe started in IndyCar in 2011. He drove for the Newman/Haas team. He won rookie of the year. Later, his team stopped racing in IndyCar and he had to find a new team. For 2012, he was hired by Andretti Autosport. A year later he had a very successful year. He won three races in St. Petersburg, Brazil, and Iowa. He continued driving for Andretti. In 2015, Hinchcliffe joined Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and replaced Simon Pagenaud.[1] During Monday practice before the 2015 Indianapolis 500, Hinchcliffe suffered serious injuries in a crash.[2]

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  1. "James Hinchcliffe joins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports". USA Today. Retrieved 2015-5-18. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "James Hinchcliffe 'doing amazingly' after crash". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2015-5-18. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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