Penske Racing
May 23

IndyCar: Montoya Not Fazed By Magnitude Of Indianapolis 500

Juan Pablo Montoya is feeling confident heading into the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500. (Photo: Getty Images)

is feeling confident heading into the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500. (Photo: Getty Images)

One of the things that separate Juan Pablo Montoya from other race drivers is his cocky attitude. The driver from Colombia just doesn’t care what other people think about him; he only cares what his team thinks.

“Tony Stewart is the American version of me,” Montoya admitted. “We don’t take anything off anyone. We have mutual respect.

“I just drive the fricking car.”

And boy, did he ever drive that car in the 2000 Indianapolis 500 when the 1999 CART champion blistered the field of Indy Racing League regulars, leading 167 of 200 laps to become the first rookie winner of the since Graham Hill in 1966.

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Apr 14

IndyCar: Montoya places fourth in second race back

Juan Pablo Montoya has competed in Formula 1, NASCAR and Sports Cars since his last days in IndyCar, and many questioned whether he would be able to return to his championship-winning form behind an IndyCar again. (Photo: Leland Hill/LAT Photographic)

has been away from for 14 years, leaving many to wonder whether he can return to his championship-winning form. (Photo: Leland Hill/LAT Photographic)

Many in the IndyCar garage have been curious to see whether Juan Pablo Montoya could still race with the same championship-winning pace as he had in the series 14 years ago, and Sunday’s result was certainly a positive sign that things are heading in the right direction.

With his fourth place finish at Long Beach, Montoya sits eighth in the IndyCar points standings as the series heads to Barber Motorsports Park.

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Jan 20

IndyCar: Return To Open Wheel Racing Has Montoya Feeling Young

Juan Pablo Montoya will drive for Penske Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

will drive for in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Juan Pablo Montoya is returning to racing and at age 38 is determined to prove he can still be a force in open-wheeler racing.

The 2000 Indianapolis 500 champion and ex- driver has joined a new but formidable team, and he’s spent most of the offseason getting acclimated to his new surroundings.

“I do feel like a rookie,” Montoya said this week after IndyCar drivers were given their annual physicals in Indianapolis. “It’s hard to know how well up to speed I am, because I’ve been running by myself.”

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Oct 15

IndyCar: Penske Won’t Reveal Motive For AJ At Fontana

IndyCar: Penske Won't Reveal Motive For AJ At Fontana

returns to the Series for this weekend. (Photo: Getty Images)

Roger Penske, needing nothing short of a miracle for to win the IndyCar title in this weekend’s season finale, will run a third car for AJ Allmendinger in what’s presumed to be a strategic move to aid their championship chances.

But if the plan is for Allmendinger to try to snatch points away from championship leader , Penske isn’t showing his hand.

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Sep 16

Montoya’s IndyCar Highlights, Q&A Event

THE MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone. I’m Merrill Cain with and we appreciate everyone joining us on this very special Team Penske media teleconference today.

As everyone saw earlier today, Team Penske announced that will join the team in 2014 as he will return to open‑wheel racing and drive the No. 2 Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet for the team in the IZOD Series.  Juan will join three‑time winner and current series championship leader and three‑time series road course champion, Will Power to lead a three‑car Team Penske IndyCar program next season.

We are excited to be joined this afternoon by both Juan Pablo Montoya, and Penske Racing president, , to discuss today’s announcement.

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