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James Hinchcliffe becomes fast friends with Blue Jays

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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin and James Hinchcliffe James prior to a spring training game in Tampa, FL - credit INDYCAR Photo

James Hinchcliffe becomes fast friends with Blue Jays

TAMPA, FLA.—It wasn’t hard to tell who the two happiest guys were in the Blue Jays pre-game dugout here this morning.

Jays catcher Russell Martin and Oakville’s IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe exchanged gifts in the dugout, and both were all smiles with their new items.

For Hinchcliffe, who gets back into his race car for the IndyCar season opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., this weekend, there was a team-signed Jays jersey with his name on the back.

For Martin, who did some indoor cart racing in Montreal this off-season, there was a full race helmet from Hinchcliffe’s Honda Racing team.

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