Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda returns to race in CanaThe Mayor of Hinda with the Verizon IndyCar Series for the first time since 2014. It will be the Ontario natives first Honda Indy Toronto race with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
The Mayor of HinchTown goes into the race weekend having moved into 12th place in the series points standings after coming through the field last time out in Iowa from last on the grid to finish the race inside the top ten in ninth place.
In race with Andretti Autosport in 2014 Hinchcliffe finished the race in 18th place in race 2 he came home in 18th place.
Hinch has had a mixed first half of the season with the highlight of his season so far taking pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Speaking ahead of this weekend’s race Hinchcliffe commented by saying:
What more can I say about racing in Toronto? For me, it’s like Christmas in July. Getting to come back to my home town and race in front of the crowd that I was in for decades as a kid is an unreal feeling. Luck hasn’t been on my side here but statistically, that has to change at some point! I’m excited to get on track in the Arrow Electronics car after a solid result in Iowa, and hopefully this year we will have a smooth weekend and give the Canadian fans something to cheer for.