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pole in dramatic style INDIANAPOLIS– Sam Schmidt had rather a day Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Schmidt, a former Indy vehicle driver who was rendered paraplegic in a racing mishap 16 years ago, demonstrated new innovation that allowed him to drive a Chevrolet Corvette around the Speedway at speeds topping 150 mph. It was a tear-jerking moment, to be sure. But Schmidt’s story was upstaged a couple of hours later on when his Indy vehicle driver James Hinchcliffe claimed lead for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Editor’s PicksHinchcliffe wins Indy pole a year after near-deathOne year on from a dangerous crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, James Hinchcliffe claimed pole position on Sunday for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. One year earlier, Hinchcliffe lay in an Indianapolis medical facility, fortunate to be alive. On a practice run in the run-up to the 2015 Indianapolis 500, a component failure sent his car veering into the wall; when a suspension arm pierced his thigh and pelvic region, he nearly bled to death. Only the quick reaction of the IndyCar Security Vehicle Team kept him alive, and the 28-year-old Canadian missed out on the remainder of the season while recuperating, lastly going back to the vehicle in late September for a test at Road America. Hinchcliffe’s psychological return to Indianapolis started in effective style last week when he qualified and finished third in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the IMS road course. He published the fastest time in preliminary Indy 500 qualifying on Saturday prior to earning his very first profession Verizon IndyCar Series lead in awesome fashion for the greatest race in the series. Hinchcliffe was the last driver in line making a four-lap qualifying run, and he edged out Josef Newgarden by 0.06 mph with a 230.760 miles per hour average. Ryan Hunter-Reay made it 2 Americans on the front row and two out of 3 for Honda in its battle with Chevrolet. For Hinchcliffe, clinching the pole was an achievement worth much more than the $100,000 prize and …
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