Up and down, right and left – it describes Juan Pablo Montoya’s driving wheelhouse, and his seven-year NASCAR career.

There were plenty of highs. The Colombian excited a robust NASCAR fan base, winning twice and making the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup in 2009. Of course, there were lows, including championship points finishes outside the top 20 in each of his last three years. Continue reading “Montoya Returns To NASCAR at Michigan. … For A Bit”


MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 30, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that Juan Pablo Montoya will make two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts for the team in 2014.

Montoya will pilot the No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) on June 15 and he will also compete for Team Penske in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on July 27. The No. 12 car sponsor for the Brickyard 400 will be announced at a later date. NASCAR veteran Greg Erwin will work with Montoya as crew chief of the No. 12 Ford entry. Continue reading “Jet Dryers Still Not Safe, Juan Pablo Montoya To Make 2 NASCAR Starts”


MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 16, 2013) – Team Penske announced today that Juan Pablo Montoya will join the team in 2014.

Montoya will drive the No. 2 Team Penske IndyCar for the full season as he will join Will Power and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves in the team’s IZOD IndyCar Series lineup beginning next season.
Montoya, 37, is a native of Colombia and he is one of the most accomplished drivers in the world. Continue reading “Juan Pablo Montoya Leaving NASCAR For Penske IndyCar Ride”

Final Lap Logo InvertSHOW #267 – Guest: Matt Crafton – We recap Watkins Glen, huge headlines for Vickers, Montoya, and Dillon, also featuring Kasey Kahne, Greg Zipadelli, Martin Truex, Brad Keselowski and we preview Michigan. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby “Virus Guy” Christie

(47:50 mins)


Hosts: Kerry Murphey & Toby Christie

Executive Producer: Kerry Murphey

Music: Russell Nash Radium Sound

Voice Over: Thomas Moog

Continue reading “The Final Lap Weekly #267 NASCAR Podcast – Matt Crafton / Michigan Preview”