INDYCAR Teleconference Features James Hinchcliffe
Topics: James Hinchcliffe
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
June 8, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHAT: INDYCAR teleconference with James Hinchcliffe of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
GUEST: James Hinchcliffe, No. 5 Arrow/Lucas Oil Schmidt Peterson Honda
WHEN: 2 p.m. (ET) Wednesday, June 10
CALL NUMBER: 1 (866) 475-2663. Pass code is INDYCAR or 6674241 if asked for a confirmation number. For media members calling internationally, please use 1 (847) 413-3137. The pass code will remain the same.
NOTES: Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, who is recovering from surgery for an upper left thigh injury suffered May 18 in a crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will be the guest WEDNESDAY, June 10, at 2 p.m. (ET) on an INDYCAR media teleconference.
The 28-year-old Canadian, who competed in the first five races of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, won the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana in the No. 5 Arrow/Lucas Oil Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports before the incident during practice for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500.
The Honda Indy Toronto on June 14 is the next Verizon IndyCar Series race. Accredited media are invited to call into the teleconference.
The teleconference will be available on Digital Tape Replay approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call. To access the system, participants will need to dial 1 (888) 843-8996 or 1 (630) 652-3044 and enter passcode 6674241.
About Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) was established in 2001 and is owned by former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt and Canadian businessman Ric Peterson. Schmidt was paralyzed (quad) in 2000 after an accident during testing at Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando, Fla. SPM fields cars in the Verizon IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500, and the Indy Lights Series presented by Cooper Tires. SPM is the most successful team in Indy Lights Series history with sixty-five race wins and seven championships. In addition, SPM won the coveted Indy 500 pole position in 2011, and has won five Verizon IndyCar Series races between 2013 and 2015.
About Conquer Paralysis Now:
Conquer Paralysis Now is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization with a mission to cure paralysis, formerly known as the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. The organization is leading the charge for a cure through funding scientific research, medical treatment and technological advances benefiting those paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, stroke or diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's or in other ways. For more information, visit conquerparalysisnow.org .
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