Latest James Hinchcliffe News

Hinch-clipped: McLaren boss calls IndyCar change business

Nov. 1, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

The head of McLaren said Friday its IndyCar team will pay James Hinchcliffe not to drive for them in 2020, a change of direction for the organization set in motion when young driver Pato O'Ward became available. Zak Brown said the decision this week to remove Hinchcliffe from the Arrow McLaren SP car was strictly...

Hinch looks forward to maple syrup, an NHL game after firing

Oct. 31, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe said he was "shocked" to learn Arrow McLaren SP was dumping him from his 2020 seat in the IndyCar Seriesthis week. Hinchcliffe first joined Sam Schmidt's team in 2015 and had repeated public assurances that the final year of his contract would be honored even after...

McLaren confirms Askew and O'Ward for 2020 IndyCar lineup

Oct. 30, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — From the moment McLaren said it was teaming with Sam Schmidt's IndyCar team, all participants stressed that popular veteran James Hinchcliffe would be part of the team in 2020. Then a pair of young drivers became available and the Canadian was unexpectedly dumped from his ride. Arrow...

AP sources: Hinchcliffe to be replaced at new McLaren team

Oct. 29, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe has been released from the new Arrow McLaren SP Racing team, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, despite repeated public assurances that the popular Canadian was not leaving the organization once McLaren came aboard....

Sato extends with Rahal, Herta moves to Andretti

Sep. 21, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

LAGUNA SECA, Calif. (AP) — Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season and Colton Herta was pulled inside the Andretti Autosport camp as IndyCar drivers are securing their 2020 plans. Rahal said Saturday it had picked up the option for next year on Sato, a former Indianapolis 500...