Ben Hinc

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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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.

Scott Dixon races 2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix in Honda Indy car
Manufacturer Championship Undecided Heading to Laguna Seca

Chevrolet and Honda will duel for the 2019 engine manufacturer championship down to the last lap at Laguna Seca.

Marco Andretti strapped into U.S. Concrete Andretti Indy car at Texas
Spec Hybrid System Introduces New Limitation

Though some electricity seems better than none, interest from potential manufacturers may be dampened by the cost-saving nature of INDYCAR’s 2022 hybrid regulations.

LED panel on Marcus Ericsson's Indy car at Long Beach
Hybrid Introduction Aligns New Engines With 2022 Chassis

Hybrid technology will pair with updated internal combustion engines for the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season and beyond.

Scott Dixon with Felix Rosenqvist on 2019 Mid-Ohio IndyCar podium
Team Orders Absence Delivers Satisfying Mid-Ohio Conclusion

Fans were treated to a spectacular finish at Mid-Ohio after Barry Wanser instructed his driver to have a go at the race leader on the final lap.

Simon Pagenaud laps Iowa ahead of Hunter-Reay in 2019 IndyCar practice
Balance Proves Key in Iowa 300 Preparations

Friday’s unique schedule at Iowa saw qualifying-specific and race-ready setups hit the track hours apart with the most emphasis being placed on strong race pace.

Simon Pagenaud apexes Toronto Indy turn
Critical Improvements Ensured Pagenaud’s Pole

Simon Pagenaud cut nearly a second off his lap time from practice to qualifying to continue his commanding weekend north of the border.