Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced Wednesday morning that popular Verizon IndyCar Series star and former Indianapolis 500 polesitter James Hinchcliffe will return to the team after signing a multi-year extension.
Check out photos from Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series Long Beach Grand Prix, won by Canadian James Hinchcliffe!
After a crash two years ago during practice for the Indianapolis 500, in which a suspension piece came through James Hinchcliffe’s cockpit and nearly cost him his life, many people wondered if he would ever return to the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series podium.
Watch as James Hinchcliffe discusses his planned ride swap with DTM touring car driver Robert Wickens!
After years of discussing the possibility, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe and current DTM touring car driver Robert Wickens will swap rides in separate test sessions in the coming weeks.
James Hinchcliffe, a man known for four IndyCar Series victories and a runner-up effort in last year’s “Dancing with the Stars” competition, is back in the Rolex 24 At Daytona for the fifth time, trying to embellish his resume as part of Mazda Motorsports’ two-car effort.
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe will get behind the wheel of an INDYCAR Experience two-seater Indy car on Friday to take his “Dancing with the Stars” partner, Sharna Burgess, for a spin around his “dance floor” – with a ride at race speeds around Sonoma Raceway. The Northern California road course is where Hinchcliffe will compete in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which starts at 3:50 p.m. PT Sunday, Sept. 18 and airs on NBCSN.
INDYCAR has announced its plan for resuming the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway that was suspended June 12 after completing 71 of its scheduled 248 laps. The Verizon IndyCar Series race will be completed Aug. 27.
FORT WORTH, Texas — official series release — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — The Firestone 600 will have to wait another day for its completion. Another two months, in fact. The scheduled 248-lap event at Texas Motor Speedway – the ninth race of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season – was stopped after 71 laps today by heavy rain. INDYCAR and track officials …
Memorial Day Weekend got off to a thrilling Friday start when Dean Stoneman, whose body was riddled with cancer in 2011, won the Freedom 100 by 24 ten thousandths of a second over Ed Jones in the closest finish in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history.
INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Joe Skibinski/IndyCar photo — Drama, redemption, heartbreak, exuberance. Armed 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. James Hinchcliffe, who nearly lost his life at the same track a year ago in a …
AVONDALE, Ariz. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Helio Castroneves was awarded a crown for being the speed king following a record-breaking qualifying performance at the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. It was an appropriate bestowal considering Castroneves’ qualifying prowess. Driving the No. 3 REV Group Team Penske Chevrolet, Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award …