Tag Archive: Juan Pablo Montoya

Nov 28

Postseason profile: Successful season for Montoya

Montoya won the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and was atop the standings through 15 rounds

Juan Pablo MontoyaHe also won the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race for the second time and added podium finishes at Long Beach, Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Juan Pablo Montoya at the 24 Hours of Le Mans soon?

Is Juan Pablo Montoya one day looking to add Le Mans to the prestigious list of circuits at which he has already won?

He’s saying no for now…but his performance at the Rookie Test of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Bahrain, at the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid that won at the 2015 24 Hours on top of that, makes one wonder Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

First entries revealed for WEC Bahrain rookie test

Juan Pablo Montoya  has this week been in Stuttgart for a seat-fitting

Almost half the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship field will be present for the inaugural ‘Rookie’ Test which is due to take place at the Bahrain International Circuit the day after the final round of the WEC season, Sunday 22 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Hunter-Reay leads 1-2 American finish at Pocono Raceway ABC Supply 500

There were 12 different drivers to lead laps

Verizon IndyCar logo Ryan Hunter-Reay led a 1-2 American finish ahead of Josef Newgarden in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, and Juan Pablo Montoya’s third-place finish extended his championship points lead heading into the Verizon IndyCar Series season finale Aug. 30. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Bourdais takes command in Milwaukee second half

Sebastien Bourdais is “The Big Cheese” of Greater Milwaukee.

Sebastien BourdaisAt least that’s what is written on the winner’s trophy he lifted in Victory Circle following the 113th Indy car race at The Milwaukee Mile. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Newgarden posts fastest lap in Milwaukee practice

It’s much too early for Juan Pablo Montoya to envision a championship celebration Aug. 30 at Sonoma Raceway

Josef NewgardenThe Team Penske driver is appreciative of the smooth sailing and the top spot in the standings he’s held from the outset of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, but the veteran knows “there are too many races to go.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Content and access key to the future success of motorsport

Agag part of panel at FIA Sport Conference in Mexico

Agag part of panel at FIA Sport Conference in MexicoMotorsport must create more interesting content and provide better access to fans than rival sports in order to ensure it remains competitive in the current sports media environment. That was the message from key motorsport identities at the FIA Sport Conference 2015 in Mexico City today. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Honda Indy Toronto: Juan Pablo Montoya tops time sheet; .5547 separates top half

Honda Indy Toronto Practice 1 results

2015-06-12_16207Favorite son and two-time Toronto race winner Paul Tracy says that the call of Indy car drivers past is the same as it is today on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit: “I don’t have enough grip.”

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May 26

Montoya nets $2.4 million for Indy 500 victory

Indy 500 commonality: Passion for victory

Indianapolis 500 BanquetJuan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 from an overall purse of $13,397,315 for his victory May 24 in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Indianapolis 500: Juan Pablo Montoya holds off Will Power by 0.1046 of a second

“It was awesome” – Montoya

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya often has said that his three Team Penske teammates pose the most formidable competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Montoya holds off Power to win season opener

“Roger (Penske) hired me to get the job done and I do my best to get the job done”

Juan Pablo MontoyaTwenty-four hours before securing his 13th Indy car victory and first on a road/street course since Vancouver in his 1999 CART championship season, Juan Pablo Montoya was sizing up the Verizon IndyCar Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Alonso ‘more adaptive’ than Raikkonen – Fry

Alonso comfortably outperformed Raikkonen in an uncompetitive car

2011-06-10_1253 Former Ferrari technical director Pat Fry says Fernando Alonso had the upper hand over Kimi Raikkonen in 2014 because he was “more adaptive” than his Ferrari team-mate. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Brazil moves tractor after Bianchi crash

“The Bianchi accident certainly made us think”

Interlagos aerial Organisers of the Brazilian grand prix have tweaked safety measures in light of Jules Bianchi’s life-threatening Suzuka crash a month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Schumacher stopped Ferrari move – Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya says F1 legend Michael Schumacher blocked his potential move to Ferrari a decade ago.

Juan Pablo Montoya P1Award Pocono The Colombian, now 38 and having switched to Indycars at the end of a long stint in Nascar, was back in the formula one paddock last weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Power dominates IndyFest, takes points command

Turned away challenges by Tony Kanaan and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya to win by 2.7949 seconds over Montoya

Verizon IndyCar logo After earning the Verizon P1 Award for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest, Will Power said he left some speed on the historic Milwaukee Mile.

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Apr 30

‘Bad luck’ for dominant Mercedes’ rivals – Montoya

Mercedes may now be at the front, but little has changed in formula one.

Juan Pablo Montoya - NASCAR - Talladega - 10-2010 That is the view of former driver Juan Pablo Montoya, who left the paddock half-way through the 2006 season to begin his foray in the American series Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Company to help F1 turn up V6 volume – report

Formula one is pushing ahead with efforts to make its new V6 engines louder.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (14) After decades of screaming, naturally-aspirated V12s, V10s and V8s, the markedly lower volume of this year’s energy-recovering turbo ‘power units’ was a shock. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

US base for Haas team ‘crazy’ – Montoya

Gene Haas is “crazy” to base his new formula one team in America.

Juan-Pablo Montoya - photo © IndyCar Series - Chris Owens That is the claim of Juan Pablo Montoya, a former F1 winner who subsequently set up a career in Nascar, the top stock car series where Haas already co-owns a team. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Ferrari ‘only did well with Schumacher’ – Montoya

The missing link at Ferrari is Michael Schumacher

Juan-Pablo Montoya - photo © IndyCar Series - Chris Owens That is the claim of Juan Pablo Montoya, a rival of the great seven time world champion who currently lies seriously injured in a French hospital after a skiing fall. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Hamilton needs ‘time’ to match Rosberg – boss

Hamilton refuses to criticise McLaren

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Lewis Hamilton 02The only missing link as Lewis Hamilton adapts to life at Mercedes is time, team boss Ross Brawn insists. Lewis Hamilton has refused to join the list of former drivers who criticise the great McLaren team. Read the rest of this entry »

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