Andretti Autosport today announced that James Hinchcliffe will drive the No.29 Honda full time in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2021. The Mayor of HinchTown will compete in ten races for Michael Andretti’s team in the No.29 Genesys Honda.
Speaking about the news, CEO and team owner of Andretti Autosport Michael Andretti said:
“We’re really excited to have Hinch back in the car for 2021 and thrilled to welcome Genesys again to the Andretti family, this year in an expanded role,” . “This is just the first step in many exciting things for the No. 29 and we know Genesys will be a great partner serving as the cornerstone to the season for James.”
CEO of Genesys Tony Bates commented saying:
“We’re building upon our tremendous partnership with James Hinchcliffe and Andretti Autosport. The success we have seen together goes beyond the deep connection Genesys has with the Indianapolis community. “James and the entire Andretti team are leaders on the track because they’re empowered with the right technology and data so they can make informed decisions at the right moment. That’s at the heart of every winning customer experience too, and what’s driving our momentum at Genesys.”
James Hinchcliffe commented saying:
“This program is something we’ve been working on since the day we signed our three-race deal with Andretti Autosport last March! Being back full time has always been the goal and it feels so great to know that I will be back on the grid and with such an amazing team, one I’ve had a lot of great memories and success with,” said James Hinchcliffe. “So many people at Genesys worked hard to get this done, and I am looking forward to representing them this year. Everyone at Honda, Don and Tom from Spire Sports, Michael, JF, Doug and the whole Andretti group, and everyone that has worked so hard to make this all come together. Even though it’s been a long road, the real work starts now, and I can’t wait to get to the track and kick off 2021.”