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FILE - James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, in Indianapolis. Hinchcliffe, one of IndyCar's most popular drivers, said Tuesday, Dec. 14, he's stepping away from full-time racing in the series. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Hinchcliffe moves from IndyCar driver to NBC Sports analyst

Hinchcliffe moves from IndyCar driver to NBC Sports analyst

 

FILE - James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, in Indianapolis. Hinchcliffe, one of IndyCar's most popular drivers, said Tuesday, Dec. 14, he's stepping away from full-time racing in the series. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

James Hinchcliffe steps away from fulltime IndyCar racing

James Hinchcliffe steps away from fulltime IndyCar racing

 

James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, drives down pit lane during a warm-up session for the IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 15, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

IndyCar courts Black fans, drivers in its push to diversify

Just two Black drivers race in the Indy 500 previously

  • May 28, 2021
James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, drives down pit lane during a warm-up session for the IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 15, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Street racers gather the evening of Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in the parking lot of the Goodwill on Northeast Marine Drive and 122nd Avenue in Portland, Ore. Across America, police are confronting illegal drag racing whose popularity has surged since the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns began. Drivers have blocked off roads to race and to etch donut patterns on pavement with the tires of their souped-up cars. From Portland, Oregon; to Albuquerque, New Mexico; from Nashville, Tennessee; to New York City, officials are reporting a dangerous, and sometimes deadly, uptick in street racing. (Anna Spoerre /The Oregonian via AP)

US cities see surge in deadly street racing amid pandemic

Shutdowns associated with the pandemic cleared normally clogged highways

  • May 13, 2021
Street racers gather the evening of Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in the parking lot of the Goodwill on Northeast Marine Drive and 122nd Avenue in Portland, Ore. Across America, police are confronting illegal drag racing whose popularity has surged since the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns began. Drivers have blocked off roads to race and to etch donut patterns on pavement with the tires of their souped-up cars. From Portland, Oregon; to Albuquerque, New Mexico; from Nashville, Tennessee; to New York City, officials are reporting a dangerous, and sometimes deadly, uptick in street racing. (Anna Spoerre /The Oregonian via AP)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain crosses the finish line under the checkered flag to win the Canadian Grand Prix on June 12, 2016 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Bell buys Formula One Canadian Grand Prix promoter Octane Racing Group Inc.

Tickets sold for the 2020 race will be valid for the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix or refunded

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain crosses the finish line under the checkered flag to win the Canadian Grand Prix on June 12, 2016 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Cyclists ride the track at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Montreal. The 2021 edition of the Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled for a second consecutive year due to public health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canadian GP cancelled due to COVID-19, contract to hold race in Montreal extended

Canadian GP cancelled due to COVID-19, contract to hold race in Montreal extended

Cyclists ride the track at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Montreal. The 2021 edition of the Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled for a second consecutive year due to public health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Lisa Odle and Elijah Duke of Nashville, Tenn. have their photo taken in front of the “It’s BRISTOL baby” sign after races for both the Truck Series and NASCAR Cup Series auto race was postponed due to inclement weather at Bristol Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Canadian Raphael Lessard notches third-place finish in NASCAR Truck race

Lessard makes first podium appearance of the season

  • Mar 30, 2021
Lisa Odle and Elijah Duke of Nashville, Tenn. have their photo taken in front of the “It’s BRISTOL baby” sign after races for both the Truck Series and NASCAR Cup Series auto race was postponed due to inclement weather at Bristol Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, watches during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Indianapolis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Darron Cummings

Canadian James Hinchcliffe inks full-time ride with Andretti for 2021 IndyCar season

Canadian James Hinchcliffe inks full-time ride with Andretti for 2021 IndyCar season

James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, watches during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Indianapolis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Darron Cummings
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the second practice session prior to the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)

F1 season to start in Bahrain after Australian GP postponed

Season will start in Bahrain on March 28

  • Jan 12, 2021
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the second practice session prior to the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)
Queen Elizabeth marked her birthday with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, 98, at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, in an April 21, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Speedy Sir: Lewis Hamilton knighted in year-end royal honours

Hamilton’s knighthood awarded in the ‘overseas’ section of the honours list as he lives in low-tax Monaco

  • Dec 31, 2020
Queen Elizabeth marked her birthday with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, 98, at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, in an April 21, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish GP for 88th career victory in F1

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish GP for 88th career victory in F1

MONTMELO, Spain — Lewis Hamilton had no problems with his tires this…

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish GP for 88th career victory in F1

Canada’s James Hinchcliffe ready for Genesys 300 as IndyCar takes the stage

Canada’s James Hinchcliffe ready for Genesys 300 as IndyCar takes the stage

Virtual racing puts NASCAR, IndyCar ahead in sports shutdown

Virtual racing puts NASCAR, IndyCar ahead in sports shutdown

Red Deer’s Parker Thompson wins twice at Canadian Grand Prix F1600

Red Deer’s Parker Thompson wins twice at Canadian Grand Prix F1600

In a car he doesn’t have much experience, at a race that…

Red Deer’s Parker Thompson wins twice at Canadian Grand Prix F1600
Williams driver Lance Stroll of Canada speaks to the media at the Canadian Grand Prix Thursday, in Montreal. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

F1 rookie Stroll looks to feed off hometown fans at Canadian Grand Prix

MONTREAL — Formula One veteran Sergio Perez says local favourite Lance Stroll…

Williams driver Lance Stroll of Canada speaks to the media at the Canadian Grand Prix Thursday, in Montreal. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)