Juan Pablo Montoya
Montoya Wins Opener


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Known for

Racing driver

Juan Pablo Montoya (born September 20, 1975) is a Colombian race car driver who drives the no.6 for Team Penske in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. He won the Indy 500 twice, in 2000 and 2015. Montoya drove for Formula One from 2001 until 2006 after his successful 2000 Indy 500 run.

From 2006 until 2013, Montoya drove for Chip Ganassi Racing in NASCAR, his team in the late 1990s and 2000. His beat NASCAR season in Sprint Cup was 2009 as he made the Chase and finished top ten in the standings. After 2013 ended, he had a career shift to IndyCar competition.


He started racing at a young age. He lost against Scott Dixon for the 2015 IndyCar Series season championship because it was on wins; but Dixon won three and Montoya had won only two.

Jet dryer incident

At the 2012 Daytona 500, Montoya slammed into the jet dryer heavily. It caused a red flag.

Celebrity Family Feud

Montoya has success in Celebrity Family Feud, making the final in Bachelors vs. Bachelorettes and Verizon IndyCar Series Drivers vs. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models, but losing to Montoya's 2016 teammate and points leader Simon Pagenaud. The result already put him into the 2016 BATC Champions League.

Ben and Toad's Contest

Montoya defeated Will Power, his teammate that time, due to Montoya being ranked higher in points.