James Hinchcliffe announced on Twitter what was assumed would happen. Hibchcliffe won six Indycar races and the pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. In 2015 he was involved in a near fatal crash during final practice for the 500. His comeback to win the pole the following year is one of the greatest IMS stories. His announcement:
Enjoy your time off, Hinch. we hope to see you back at Indy someday.