James, aka The Mayor of Hinchtown, ) is a Canadian race car driver best known for competing in the IndyCar Series. He currently competes part-time in the No. 29 Genesys/Petro Canada Lubricants Honda for Andretti Autosport. Hinchcliffe has won six races to date for Andretti Autosport and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. In 2015, his first year driving for Schmidt Peterson, he suffered life-threatening blood loss when he was impaled in a crash when his suspension failed while practicing for the Indianapolis 500. His recovery to win pole position in the following year’s race made headlines. In 2016, he appeared on season 23 of the ABC series Dancing with the Stars, finishing in second place.