INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Caps Comeback With Emotional Long Beach Win

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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.

ROAR NOTEBOOK: Hinchcliffe Returns To Rolex 24; Jani Remains Fast

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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.

INDYCAR : Hinchcliffe to give ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner Sharna Burgess thrill ride Friday in two-seat Indy car

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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: Rain, Rain Go Away; Firestone 600 Postponed at Texas, Will Resume August 27

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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 …

I on Motorsports: Three Good Reasons to Love Memorial Day Sunday

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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.

INDYCAR: The Mayor of Hinchtown Is Back; Hinchcliffe Scores Pole for 100th Indy 500

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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 …

INDYCAR: Helio to the Pole; Castroneves Sets New Track Record at Phoenix

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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 …