JP Montoya

3 class race car driver

Juan Pablo Montoya was born on September 20, 1975 in Bogota, Colombia. He started racing in Colombia at the age of 5. After 13 years racing in Colombia, he decided to proceed racing career by moving to England.

BIRTHDATE September 20, 1975 Formula 1 (2001- 2006)
BIRTHPLACE Bogota, Colombia Nascar USA (2007- 2013)
WEIGHT 168 LBS Indy Car  (2014 - 2017)
HEIGHT 5’ 10" IMSA (2017 - 2020)
RESIDENCE Miami, FL Indy 500 (2021- current)
TEAM Arrow McLaren team

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

IMSA with Team Penske. 3 podiums.

IMSA with Team Penske . Had 3 wins, 7 podiums becoming IMSA 2019 Championship.

IMSA with Team Penske. Has a couple of podiums but no wins.

Still with Team Penske helped them develop their new venture to enter the 2017 IMSA Championship with Acura.

Indy car with Team Penske. Started the season winning in St. Petersburg, Fl. Won for the 2nd time at Indy 500. He lead the championship till the end of the last race by tiding with Scott Dixon in points but losing the championship for less wins.

Moved back to Indycar with Team. Taking his first pole position at Pocono and went to win the race.

Moved to NASCAR with Chip Ganassi. . Had 3 wins and in 2009 qualified for the Chase finishing in 5th place for the season.

Mclaren-Mercedes.Very disappointing season for the Team with no wins.

Moved to Mclaren-Mercedes. Took 2 pole position, 1 fastest laps and 3 win

F1 with Williams-BMW. Juan Pablo had 1 fastest lap and a legendary win at the Brazilian Grand Prix F1, his last race for Williams.

F1 with Williams-BMW. Juan Pablo had 1 pole position, 2 fastest laps and 2 wins including the legendary Monaco GP.

F1 with Williams-BMW. This year will always be remembered for the amazing compitetion between Michael Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya during qualifying. Juan Pablo took 7 pole position and 3 fastest laps.

Moved to F1 with Williams-BMW. Fist podium in Barcelona finishing 2nd, another podium at the European GP and Japan GP. First win was at the F1 Italian Grand Prix. He had 3 pole positions and 3 fastest laps.

Raced for Ganassi Racing. Indy 500 Champion. Cart Champsionship with 3 wins, 7 poles and 6 Fastest Laps.

Raced for Ganassi Racing. CART Championship as Rookie of the year with wins at Long Beach, CA, Nazareth, PE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cleveland, OH & Fontana, CA. Plus, Seven Poles and 6 Fastest Laps.

International F3000 championship

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JP Montoya

3 Class Race car driver

Juan Pablo Montoya was born on September 20, 1975 in Bogota, Colombia. He started racing in Colombia at the age of 5. After 13 years racing in Colombia, he decided to proceed racing career by moving to England.

Considered one of the top drivers of this era, Juan Pablo Montoya is the driver for # 6 IMSA for Penske Racing Team; known internationally for being one of the few drivers that have participates and won in Indycar, NASCAR, Formula One, CART & F3000 race competitions.

The highlights of his career include winning the International F3000 championship in 1998, and the CART FedEx Championship Series in 1999, as well as victories in some of the most prestigious races in the world, including the Indianapolis 500 (2000, 2015), Grand Prix of Monaco (2003), 24 Hours of Daytona (2007, 2008, 2013), British Grand Prix (2005), Italian Grand Prix (2001, 2005) and Grand Prix of Long Beach (1999). He is the only driver to have won the premier North American open-wheel CART title, Indianapolis 500, 24 Hours of Daytona, Grand Prix of Long Beach and the Italian Grand Prix all at the first attempt. Montoya is one of two drivers to have won the CART title in his rookie year, the first being Formula One World Champion Nigel Mansell in 1993. He is one of the two  active driver who has won two legs of the Triple Crown of Motorsport in its original definition.

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