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DWTS Rumor Watchouts: Indystar Speculates On James Hinchcliffe and Indianapolis 500 Champion Alexander Rossi

Indy Star is reporting that there might be a Indy race car driver to dance on Dancing With The Stars this season being there was an ABC reporter asking James Hinchcliffe questions. They speculate on other drivers too including Indianapolis 500 Champion Alexander Rossi who had to ask if he could talk about it. Read on for more and good job to Courtney. She was the first person that knew something was up early yesterday morning and put two and two together. Adding: Court also posted this post at the beginning of August.

FORT WORTH, Texas — IndyCar drivers James Hinchcliffe and Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi confirmed to IndyStar interest from ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” which begins its 23rd season Sept. 12.

Neither admitted to agreeing to participate, however, Hinchcliffe was interviewed Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway by two men who identified themselves as working for ABC.

The top-secret reveal of the 13 celebrity cast members is Tuesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

Motor sports legend Mario Andretti and his grandson, IndyCar driver Marco Andretti, both were asked if they had interest in participating in the show as Helio Castroneves did in 2007, but they declined. Mario Andretti, 76, said show officials “tried really hard” to convince him, but he said his schedule is too busy.

“I’m flattered,” he said. “I’d have done it, but it would have taken me away from too many things I’m doing.”

Hinchcliffe would only say he’s “heard other (drivers) mentioned.” Rossi was even more vague as prospects are sworn to secrecy.

“Can I talk about this?” Rossi asked an Andretti Autosport staff member, who shook her head no.

“I can’t talk about it,” he followed.

To read the full article, see Indy Star.

August 28, 2016 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.

Dancing With The Stars Derek Hough And Maria Menounos Attend 2012 Indianapolis 500 Events

Isn’t this a gorgeous take of Derek Hough and Maria Menounos at the Snakepit Ball in Indianapolis? The fun duo have been in town enjoying all the festivities connected with the Indy 500 this weekend. Our Miss H has lots more coverage of them at a parade and more. So, be sure to see Pure Derek Hough if you haven’t done so. Picture courtesy of Michael Hickey Photography.

May 27, 2012 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud. To view my photography site, see Lisa Kay Photography.