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Helmet of James Hinchcliffe
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Flag of Canada James Hinchcliffe

nationality Canadian age 32 years old born December 5, 1986 hometown Markham, Ontario

Racing highlights

20102ndFirestone Indy Lights
20053rdStar Mazda
20042ndFormula BMW USA
20033rdBridgestone F2000 Racing Series

Racing career summary

Races entered256
Wins25
Podiums72
Pole positions18
Fastest laps11
Race win percentage9.8%
Podium percentage28.1%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for James Hinchcliffe.

James Hinchcliffe vs. Marcus Ericsson | James Hinchcliffe vs. Greg Moore | James Hinchcliffe vs. Marco Andretti | James Hinchcliffe vs. Mikhail Aleshin

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2019Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing16 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing18 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing16 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2015Racing6 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2014Racing20 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing19 races3 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2012Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing13 races3 wins8 podiums4 pole position6 fastest race laps
2009Racing15 races0 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing17 races1 win4 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing26 races0 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2006Racing13 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2005Racing12 races3 wins6 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing18 races6 wins14 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing12 races5 wins10 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2002KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of James Hinchcliffe

2019 NTT IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th28Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12HondaFirestone
Click to show race results for NTT IndyCar Series 2019.

2018 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th391Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
161200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12HondaFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2018.

2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
42nd19Mazda Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda DPiContinental
Click to show race results for IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship - Prototype 2017.

2017 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th376Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12Honda 2.2 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2017.

2016 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
13th416Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12HondaFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2016.

2015 United Sports Car Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
30th20SpeedSource
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda Skyactiv PrototypeMazda Diesel 2.2 turboContinental
Click to show race results for United Sports Car Championship - Prototype 2015.

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
23rd129Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
51101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12Honda 2.2L TurboFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2015.

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th456Andretti Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12ChevroletFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2014.

2014 United Sports Car Championship - Prototype

PositionPointsTeam
52nd19SpeedSource
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B12/80 CoupéMazda diesel 2.2 turboContinental
Click to show race results for United Sports Car Championship - Prototype 2014.

2013 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th449Andretti Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
193401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2013.

2013 Florida Winter Tour - Rotax DD2

PositionPointsTeam
7th657

2012 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th358Andretti Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12 (Chevrolet)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2012.

2012 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
60th25Speedsource
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-8 GT2.0L R3 NAContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2012.

2012 International V8 Supercars Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Garry Rogers Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VE Commodore5.0L V8 NADunlop
Click to show race results for International V8 Supercars Championship 2012.

2011 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th302Newman/Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR4 (Honda)
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2011.

2011 The Dan Wheldon Memorial Kart Race

PositionPointsTeam
0

2011 500 Milhas de Granja Viana

PositionPointsTeam
6th0IMM/Viapol/ONS
KartEngineTyres
Kart Mini M2 (Honda GX390)

2010 Firestone Indy Lights

PositionPointsTeam
2nd471Team Moore Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
133846
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IPS (Infiniti)
Click to show race results for Firestone Indy Lights 2010.

2009 Firestone Indy Lights

PositionPointsTeam
5th395Sam Schmidt Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IPS (Infinity)
Click to show race results for Firestone Indy Lights 2009.

2007-08 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
9th75Team Canada
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2007-08.

2008 Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
4th196Forsythe Championship Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111420
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 016.a (Mazda-Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Cooper Tires Presents the Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda 2008.

2006-07 A1GP

PositionPointsTeam
11th33Team Canada
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B05/52ZytekCooper
Click to show race results for A1GP 2006-07.

2007 Cooper Tires Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
4th224Sierra Sierra Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120532
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 016.a (Mazda-Cosworth)
Click to show race results for Cooper Tires Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda 2007.

2006 Yokohama Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
10th160Forsythe
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
121310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift 0.16a (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Yokohama Presents the Champ Car Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda 2006.

2006 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
104th10AIM Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus Riley

2005 Star Mazda

PositionPointsTeam
3rd433Aim Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
123630
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Star Pro (Mazda)
Click to show race results for Star Mazda 2005.

2005 Grand-Am Cup ST

PositionPointsTeam
79th22
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Hoosier

2004 Formula BMW USA

PositionPointsTeam
2nd174AIM Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1431040
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FB02 (BMW K1200RS)
Click to show race results for Formula BMW USA 2004.

2004 Bridgestone F2000 Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th105
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
434??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard

2003 Bridgestone F2000 Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd199
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
12510??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard

2002 SKUSA ProMoto Tour - 80cc Junior

PositionPointsTeam
6th1233Firstkart North America
KartEngineTyres
First 2 Mila (High Tech Honda)

2002 SKUSA SuperNationals - Formula Junior

PositionPointsTeam
14th0


DriverDB Rating graph

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