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Hinchcliffe Joins NBC

James Hinchcliffe has joined NBC Sports NTT IndyCar Series and IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship television coverage alongside Leigh Diffey and Townsend Bell starting with the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg on February 27.

The Mayor of HinchTown said:

I couldn’t be more excited to join the NBC Sports team this year. “I got a taste of calling INDYCAR back in 2020 and that really solidified my desire to get into this side of the sport. It’s always been a passion of mine to educate people about INDYCAR, and I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity to help tell those stories from the booth alongside a couple of pros in Leigh and Townsend.”

As he says, Hinch is no stranger to the booth having worked with NBC is 2020 and speaking about his return, Sam Flood, executive producer and president, NBC Sports and NBCSN said:

James Hinchcliffe is one of the most dynamic personalities in motorsports and we’re excited to bring ‘The Mayor of Hinchtown’ straight from the car and into the booth for NBC Sport. “James’ engaging personality, combined with his unique perspective of what these drivers are experiencing in real time, will be a great addition to our motorsports coverage.”

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Fellow Drivers And Teams Pay Tribute To The Mayor Of HinchTown

Fellow NTT IndyCar Series drivers and teams have paid tribute to the Mayor of HinchTown, James Hinchcliffe who announced on Tuesday that he is stepping back from full-time IndyCar competition.

Team Penske tweeted:

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal said:

Romain Grosjean who joins Andretti Autosport to drive the No.28 DHL Honda said:

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Hinchcliffe To Step Away From Full-Time IndyCar Competition

James Hinchcliffe, one of the most popular drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series announced on Tuesday that he is to step away from full-time IndyCar competition.

The news comes after the Mayor of HinchTown did not have his contract with Andretti Autosport renewed for 2022.