James Hinchcliffe is a Canadian race car driver and who is best known for racing in the IndyCar Series in North America from 2011. He has been racing for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. Furthermore, he was in the 23rd season of Dancing with stars, finishing in second place. Let’s take free time to know more about this moto racer.
James Hinchcliffe’s Birth Facts, Family and Education
James Hinchcliffe was born to Jeremy Hinchcliffe and Arelene Hinchcliffe on December 5, 1986, in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. He has two siblings Christopher Hinchcliffe and Rebecca Hinchcliffe.
He was educated from Oakville Trafalgar High School. Later he went to McMaster University.
James Hinchcliffe’s Career, Car Racing, and Net Worth
James Hinchcliffe started car racing in 2003 when he finished third in Bridgestone Racing Academy F2000 series before karting for few years. Later, he won three races and became the top rookie in Formula BMW USA 2004. This was followed by finishing third overall with three wins in Star Mazda Series in 2005. Later moved to the Champ Car Atlantic Series with Forsythe Racing in 2006 and was 10th in the overall standings.
“As far as the track goes, this place, it has something that money can’t buy, and that’s history, you can go out and build a brand-new racetrack somewhere. You can make it a billion-dollar facility but at the end of the day there’s no substitute for history.”
Furthermore, he joined A1 Grand Prix and raced for A1 Team Canada in 2006 finishing 8th and 13th in his first race at Zandvoort. later he was signed by many other racing teams like Newman/Hass racing (2011), Andretti Autosport (2012–14), and from 2015 to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. For the latter, he has won the first race which was held in New Orleans.
He was one of the celebrities on the 23rd season of Dancing with stars in 2016 with pro dancer Sharna Burgess. He finished second at the finale of the season.
Talking about his net worth and salary, he earned over $11.3 million and has a whopping net worth of $28.3 million.
James Hinchcliffe’s Girlfriend and Relationship
James has been in a romantic relationship with a Candian actor Rebecca Dalton since 2014. Before this, he was dating Australian swimsuit model Kristen Dee from 2012 which lasted for two years only. As for now, he is happy with Dalton and both are enjoying their company. Furthermore, there is no any news about their engagement or marriage.
James Hinchcliffe’s Social Media and Body Measurements
He is highly active on social media. He has over 151k followers on Twitter, 123k followers on Twitter and over 65k followers on Facebook.
He stands 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs around 71 kg. His both hair and eyes are dark browns.
References: Wikipedia, IMDb, Whodateswho.com