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“We need to buckle down, but I think having that win under our belts does give u a little bit more confidence that if we’re in position near the end of the race, we know how to seal the deal and bring it home.” he said.

He’s got work to do, though: Hinchcliffe was 15th in practice Friday.

“Today did not go as planned, but you get these days in racing,” Hinchcliffe said.