INDIANAPOLIS — official release — INDYCAR photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, who was diagnosed with a concussion following an incident during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 10, was cleared to resume driving duties after being re-evaluated May 15 by the INDYCAR medical team.
Hinchcliffe passed the post-concussion ImPACT test, according to INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Michael Olinger, one of the elements required to be cleared to return to the racetrack for Andretti Autosport.
E.J. Viso, who competed for the team in 2013, filled in for Hinchcliffe in practice for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 11-15 in the No. 27 United Fiber & Data car. Viso, who topped the speed chart May 13 (224.488 mph), logged 250 laps on the 2.5-mile oval.