Accolades, congratulations flow in for Hinchcliffe after Indy 500 pole

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INDIANAPOLIS – People love a good story and James Hinchcliffe scoring the pole position for Sunday’s 100th Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil is undoubtedly a good one.

Unsurprisingly, it didn’t take long for the congratulatory tweets to start flowing.

Hinchcliffe edged Josef Newgarden by 0.0407 of a second over four laps and 10 miles, or 0.060 of a mile an hour.

Here was Hinchcliffe’s reaction on Twitter of his own:

Check out reactions to Hinchcliffe’s pole, below, merely just from most of the IndyCar field and a couple key others:

For more, I’d recommend taking the time to wade through the Mentions of @Hinchtown. The Mayor would likely approve this message.