Tag Archive: Juan Pablo Montoya

Aug 26

Acura ARX-05 completes successful First North American Test

“Overall, it was a good test”

The Acura ARX-05 completed two days of successful testing this week at Road Atlanta, as Acura Motorsports and Team Penske began an intensive development program for the new prototype in advance of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Star Power: Team Penske, Tequila Patrón ESM Announce High-Profile Driver Signings

Highlighted by the full-time IMSA arrival of Juan Pablo Montoya

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship just landed even more star power in advance of its highly-anticipated 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Universal Aero Kit has another successful test, this time at Iowa

The veteran driver duo ran laps on Iowa Speedway

2018 Aero Kit on track at IowaFor the third time in as many weeks, Oriol Servia and Juan Pablo Montoya were all smiles after completing a test of the universal aero kit destined for all Verizon IndyCar Series entries in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Universal Aero Kit passes another test, this one on road course

Developed by chassis supplier Dallara

Oriol ServiaOne thing is certain following another successful test of the new Verizon IndyCar Series universal aero kit: Any misconception of drivers not earning their keep in the cockpit will be put to rest in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

New Universal Aero Kit receives rave reviews in debut test

“I think it’s going to be a fast, good racer.” – Servia

Juan Pablo MontoyaIf the first day of on-track testing is any indication, the new Verizon IndyCar Series car is well on its way to making Indy car racing in 2018 even better. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

New Indy Car becomes real with initial test laps turned at IMS

Vision became reality for INDYCAR at 9:10 a.m. ET today on the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.

That’s when Juan Pablo Montoya pulled his blue Chevrolet-powered Dallara IR-12 out of pit lane and turned an installation lap.

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Mar 22

Montoya gets right back up to speed at Barber open test

“I feel like I drove the car yesterday” – Montoya

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya stepped out of the No. 22 Team Penske Chevrolet, took off his helmet, smiled and shrugged as if to say, “Eh, no big deal.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 25

Montoya samples Risi Ferrari in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sebring test

Juan Pablo Montoya joined the Risi Competizione team for the second day at Sebring

One day after IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship star Ricky Taylor sampled a Team Penske IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a Team Penske IndyCar driver took advantage of the opportunity to drive a WeatherTech Championship car 180 miles up the road at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Between karting and Race Of Champions, Montoya keeping busy

The offseason is no reason for Juan Pablo Montoya to stay away from a racetrack

Juan Pablo MontoyaGo-karts are keeping the Colombian busy as he works with his son Sebastian, an aspiring 11-year-old racer who has been at it for four years and has competed and defeated older drivers as far away as in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Montoya comfortable with Indy 500-only decision

“To be honest with you, you can’t beat Penske.”

2015-06-14_18485 Juan Pablo Montoya had fulltime interest elsewhere but came to a simple conclusion in deciding to return to Team Penske for a one-off ride in the 2017 Indianapolis 500.

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Nov 03

Young racers to take on legends Petter Solberg, Marcus Grönholm and Kenny Bräck at ROC Factor Scandinavia

First ROC Factor event in Sweden to be held as part of Monster Jam® Stockholm

Young racers to take on legends Solberg, Grönholm and Bräck at ROC Factor ScandinaviaTwo young Swedish racers will have the chance to take on some of the biggest stars of motor sport in the ROC Factor Scandinavia Final, a featured highlight of Monster Jam at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on November 12, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Sebastian Vettel tells Charlie Whiting to ‘f**k off’

Vettel loses podium for new ‘moving under braking’ offence

Sebastian Vettel 2 Mexico 2016 Sebastian Vettel tells FIA race director Charlie Whiting to “f**k off” as tensions hit boiling point at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix in the battle for third with Max Verstappen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Newgarden achieves ‘American dream’ of driving for Team Penske

Josef Newgarden described joining Team Penske as being the “American dream.”

Josef NewgardenThe greatest team in Indy car racing history officially announced that Newgarden, the 25-year-old from Tennessee, would replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet in 2017. Team president Tim Cindric also confirmed three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves would return next season to fill out the team’s four-car roster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya 
and Tony Kanaan join line-up for ROC Miami

Race Of Champions Miami

Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya 
and Tony Kanaan join line-up for ROC Miami Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan have joined the field of driving greats who will take part in the first Race Of Champions on American soil – inside Miami’s Marlins Park on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Montoya says he has an INDYCAR future … somewhere

Juan Pablo Montoya’s candor can be compared to how the feisty Colombian drives Indy cars — fast and fearless.

Juan Pablo MontoyaWhen asked about the possibility of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner not returning to Team Penske next season, Montoya acknowledged the uncertainty of his future but expressed confidence in a resume that should keep him employed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

In true form, Montoya strongly disputes loss of racing desire

The Team Penske driver fumes when the subject is broached

Juan Pablo MontoyaIf anything has been more infuriating to him than frustrating race results, it’s the speculation that Juan Pablo Montoya has lost his desire to drive an Indy car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Indy cars are racing on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the 32nd time with this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio notebook: Even veterans struggle to get handle on track

Will PowerIt is one of the favorite circuits for the drivers but can also be one of the trickiest, even to successful Team Penske veterans Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 13

Montoya repeats trip to St. Pete Victory Lane

The 50th anniversary celebration season for Team Penske is off to a rousing start.

Juan Pablo MontoyaVerizon Team Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya controlled the last half of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to win the Verizon IndyCar Series season opener for a second straight year.

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Mar 11

Team Penske unveils fast new look for Verizon cars

Power will be in the Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet at all 16 races this season, while Montoya will run the colors in nine

Team Penske UnveilTeam Penske and sponsor Verizon unveiled sleek new liveries for cars driven by Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power this season in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 10

Montoya likes what he sees on Borg-Warner Trophy

“I think I’ve aged gracefully”

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya did an animated double take after locating the bas relief image from his 2000 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race win and comparing it to the likeness affixed to the base of the Borg-Warner Trophy for his 2015 victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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