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Fast Talker: Canadian IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe

Here’s my story on James Hinchcliffe, which was published in the summer 2013 issue of CAA Magazine. I  interviewed Hinchcliffe at his parents’  house in Oakville, Ont.  His mom and dad were there for part of the interview and offered their own take on his racing career. He’s a good interview — smart, candid and, as most race fans know by now, funny. The interview was conducted before the start of the 2013 IndyCar season and one of the things we talked about was his focus on getting his first IndyCar win. Luckily for both of us, that happened at the first race of the season in St. Petersburg, Fla.. I rewrote a section of the story just before deadline and he, of course, enjoyed a higher profile in IndyCar and in Canadian sports. He’s since added two more wins this season, at Brazil and Iowa.

 

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About Paul Ferriss

Paul Ferriss is a writer and editor based in Toronto, Canada. He is editor of CAA Magazine (published for the Canadian Automobile Association by Totem, a custom content agency.) He's also Totem's director of creative and editorial. Previously he was executive editor at Marketing, a magazine covering advertising, media and marketing, where he also covered automotive marketing and managed an editorial team. He also works as a freelance writer and has written for a variety of newspapers, magazines and websites including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post and Canadian Business. He's the author of Never Too Fast: The Paul Tracy Story.

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