Medical update on James Hinchcliffe

IndyCar has given an update on Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe, who suffered a concussion after getting struck by debris during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis last weekend.

Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was evaluated May 13 by the INDYCAR medical team in conjunction with its neurosurgical consultant.

INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Michael Olinger said that Hinchcliffe is progressing well and has been cleared to begin light training with his athletic trainer.

Hinchcliffe, who was diagnosed with a concussion from an on-track incident during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 10, has not been cleared to resume driving duties. He will be re-evaluated May 15.

His fill-in driver, E.J. Viso, led the way in the third day of practice for the Indianapolis 500.

Hinchcliffe tweeted...

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Series IndyCar
Drivers James Hinchcliffe
Teams Andretti Autosport
Article type Breaking news
Tags andretti autosport, chevy, concussion, ims, indy 500, indycar, injury, james hinchcliffe