- Six-time NTT IndyCar Series race winner.
- 2011 NTT IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year.
- 2010 Indy Lights runner-up.
- Tony Renna Rising Star Award winner, 2011; Greg Moore Legacy Award winner, 2010.
- Self-proclaimed mayor of fictional Internet city “Hinchtown.”
- Finished second on Season 23 of “Dancing with the Stars” along with partner Sharna Burgess. His eight-week run on the Emmy-award winning show landed him appearances on “Ellen,” “Good Morning America,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Access Hollywood” and “The View.”
- Has microbrew beer named for him: Hinchtown Hammer Down brewed by Flat12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis. The golden ale is now available seasonally across Indiana, Kentucky and Hinchcliffe’s native Ontario.
- Collects guitars and antique lighters, counts Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Buddy Guy among his favorite guitarists. A fan of contemporary artists, too, he listens to Twenty One Pilots, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Justin Timberlake, The Weeknd, Skrillex and Diplo.
- Worked as a broadcast analyst for Advance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network, Champ Car and A1 GP Network. Hosts a podcast with friend and fellow driver Alexander Rossi called “Off Track with Hinch and Rossi.”
- Ambassador for New Era; Certified SCUBA diver.