Ben Hinc

Ben's executive editor title is purposefully broad to encompass the bottomless list of roles he fills for The Apex, which includes webmaster, graphic designer, quality consultant and writer. Ben's technical background and progressive media distribution approach set The Apex apart technologically and philosophically.

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Dixon and Rahal at IMS
Defining ‘Good Race’ in the Aeroscreen Era

It’s not easy to agree on what makes a good race, but comparing passes per mile provides insight as the aeroscreen era marches on.

Alexander Rossi prepares for 2019 St. Pete Grand Prix
St. Petersburg Returns as 2020 Finale

The temporary street circuit in Florida will host the conclusion of IndyCar’s heavily revised 2020 season.

Ryan Hunter-Reay leads 2019 Texas IndyCar race start
Texas Event Revised for Racing Return

Reduced from approximately 600 kilometers to 300 miles, a race without fans at Texas Motor Speedway will kickstart the 2020 season.

Indy cars race on IMS road course
IndyCar’s Tragic Season Rekindles Inventive Spirit

INDYCAR’s reactions to contend with the upheaval of its 2020 season highlight changes and a newfound inventiveness that could last for years to come.

Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar racing car at COTA
Success Not Guaranteed for Arrow McLaren SP

Several factors about the transformation of Arrow SPM into Arrow McLaren SP cast doubt over the possibility of immediate success for McLaren’s foray into IndyCar.

James Hinchcliffe with Alexander Rossi before 2019 Indy 500
Arrow SPM Castoffs Get New Beginnings

James Hinchcliffe joins Marcus Ericsson and Jack Harvey in moving on from Arrow SPM to something potentially better in 2020.

Will Power rounds IMS turn testing INDYCAR Aeroscreen
‘Spot On’ Aeroscreen Shines in First On-Track Test

Scott Dixon and Will Power were impressed by the Aeroscreen during its maiden outing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Colton Herta in Harding Steinbrenner Indy car at Detroit Grand Prix
Promising Herta Gains Stability for Sophomore Season

Financial stability will join engineering strength and driver talent as characteristics of Harding Steinbrenner Racing in 2020.

Alexander Rossi NAPA Andretti Indy car at 2019 Gateway race
Richmond Set for Condensed Schedule Experiment

A nighttime practice on Friday, June 26, 2020 will kick off IndyCar’s first race weekend at Richmond since 2009.