Juan Pablo Montoya

Nationality
col Colombia
Full Name
Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán
Hometown
Bogota
Date of Birth
09/20/1975
Height
5'6
Weight
160
First Year
2006
Last Year
2014

Juan Pablo Montoya is a Colombian racing driver. He currently competes in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driving for Acura Team Penske.

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), Grand Prix of Long Beach (1999), and the Race of Champions (2017). In auto racing he has been notable by winning in his first attempt the CART Championship title, Indianapolis 500, 24 Hours of Daytona, Grand Prix of Long Beach, Italian Grand Prix, NASCAR Rookie of the Year, and the crossover Race of Champions.

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, alongside Fernando Alonso, one of only two active drivers who have won two legs of the Triple Crown of Motorsport in its original definition. Montoya also equals Mario Andretti and Dan Gurney by winning races in Indy cars, Formula One cars and NASCAR Cup cars. In October 2009, Montoya was ranked 30th on Times Online’s list of the Top 50 Formula One drivers of all time

Career Highlights

  • 2007 NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year

Other Accomplishments

  • 1998 International Formual 3000 Champion
  • 1999 CART Rookie of the Year
  • 1999 CART Series Champion
  • 2000, 2015 Indianapolis 500 Winner
  • 2000 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year
  • 2017 Race of Champions Champion of Champions
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Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
2006Chip Ganassi Racing10000125100000
2007Chip Ganassi Racing3601364100911526300
2008Chip Ganassi Racing3600239103161314400
2009Chip Ganassi Racing3620718010336283881100
2010Chip Ganassi Racing3631614810217224111700
2011Chip Ganassi Racing362028010602201251500
2012Chip Ganassi Racing3620025100791322600
2013Chip Ganassi Racing36004811028022138600
2014Team Penske20000036020000
Total-255922459287253213511246200