James Hinchcliffe Near Perfect Semifinals ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Performance (VIDEO)

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James Hinchcliffe DWTS

By Michael Lewittes |

James Hinchcliffe DWTS


James Hinchcliffe and reteamed with his original partner Sharna Burgess on Monday’s “Dancing With The Stars” semifinals. The two danced a near perfect Argentine tango to Gotan Project’s “Santa Maria.” Watch the video below.

After dancing solidly for two weeks with Jenna Johnson following Burgess’s knee injury, Hincliffe reunited with his original partner and put on a spectacular performance during the semifinals of “Dancing With The Stars.” While still considered among the show’s best, the racecar driver actually tied for last place the previous week with Marilu Henner, who was ultimately eliminated from the competition. Hinchcliffe received straight 9s from the judges for his jazz routine to “A Brand New Way” from the Broadway musical “The Wiz.” Julianne Hough expressed, “You should be on Broadway.” Carrie Ann Inaba pointed out his flaws, but overall she liked his dance. And Bruno Tonioli called his and Johnson’s performance “fantastic.”

This time around Hough felt, “That was absolutely sensational.” Inaba thought it was “stellar.” And Tonioli praised Hinchcliffe’s “skill.” For their Argentine tango, Hinchcliffe and Burgess received 29 out of a total of 30 points. To see James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess’s semifinals routine on “Dancing With The Stars,” check out the video below.


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