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Victory At The Iconic Grand Prix of Long Beach


Qualified: 4th (01:06.5291 – Firestone Fast Six)
Finished: 1st
Standings: 2nd (74 points)
  • Started 4th and by turn one had moved to second
  • Led the race on Lap 56 but then lost it two laps later when he pitted
  • Reclaimed the lead with 22 laps to go (lap 63) and never looked back
  • Despite two further caution flags, Hinchcliffe kept his calm and held on for the lead
  • First victory since wining Grand Prix of Louisiana in 2015
“I’m so proud of these boys! I’m proud of the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports guys, Honda, everybody, just a phenomenal result. This racetrack has been so good to me over the years; I had my first Atlantic podium here, first Indy Lights win here, first IndyCar top five and my first IndyCar podium. It’s just always been one that I’ve wanted to be on top of. To finally get to Victory Circle is awesome.”
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