Juan Pablo Montoya
Colombia
Driver

Juan Pablo Montoya

1975-09-20 (age 45)
60

Indy 500: Top 10 quotes after race

Sato becomes first Japanese winner of Indy 500 in thrilling finish

Why repeat winners are rare in the Indy 500

In over 100 years of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, only 19 drivers have ever won the Indy 500 on more than one occasion.

Indy 500: Bourdais leads Fast Friday, Alonso fourth fastest

Sebastien Bourdais led a Honda 1-2-3-4 on ‘Fast Friday’ of Indianapolis 500 practice, as cars ran with full-on qualifying setups for the first time.

Seven former winners headline 101st Indianapolis 500 entry list

Thirty-three drivers have been named for the 33 entered cars at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.

Indy GP: Top 10 quotes after race

Will Power races to victory from the pole position winning the Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course

Montoya satisfied with comeback effort so far

Juan Pablo Montoya said taking fifth place on the grid for tomorrow’s IndyCar Grand Prix was “pretty good” considering he hadn’t taken part in a qualifying session since last September’s season finale.

Indy GP: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Will Power won the pole for Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indy 500 entry list completed with 33 cars

Assuming Buddy Lazier will soon confirm his Lazier Partners Racing entry, the 33 cars and drivers set to race in the 101st Indianapolis 500 have now fallen into place.

Montoya looks forward to reunion with Alonso at Indianapolis

Juan Pablo Montoya never enjoyed the same degree of success Fernando Alonso achieved in Formula One.

Fitzgerald Glider Kits to back Montoya in Indy 500

Fitzgerald Glider Kits has stepped up its support of Team Penske in a significant way.

Gallery: F1 drivers who raced in the Indy 500

Several F1 drivers have been lured by the Indy 500, which forms a part of the the Triple Crown of Motorsport. While some went on to win the fabled race, others returned with less spectacular results.

Montoya: “The big thing for Alonso at Indy will be running in traffic”

Two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya, who is competing at Indy this year in a fifth Penske-Chevrolet, tells Motorsport.com what his old F1 rival Fernando Alonso can expect at Indy.

Penske: Newgarden is "key", Castroneves may have sportscar future

Roger Penske has said Josef Newgarden is an “outstanding” asset for his IndyCar team and suggested that Helio Castroneves may join Juan Pablo Montoya in Penske's mooted sportscar lineup.

Montoya interested in racing Ferrari GT

Juan Pablo Montoya has admitted he’d be interested in racing for Risi Competizione if he got the opportunity, after testing the team’s Ferrari 488 GTE at Sebring today.

Motorsport.com and Team Penske begin content partnership

Global digital media company to provide exclusive content from team to race fans

Montoya may race fifth Penske at more than Indy 500

Juan Pablo Montoya, who quit full-time IndyCar racing in the offseason after being replaced by Josef Newgarden at Team Penske, may get more than one race in RP’s fifth car.

Vettel delivers Germany seventh ROC Nations Cup win

Sebastian Vettel single-handedly raced to victory in the Race of Champions Nations Cup, defeating Kurt and Kyle Busch in the final to seal the crown for Germany.

Montoya takes debut Race Of Champions win

Juan Pablo Montoya emerged victorious in his first participation in the Race of Champions, defeating Tom Kristensen in the final of the individual competition of the Marlins Park, Miami event.

Paul Tracy: Lack of rivalries and ‘bad guys’ are hurting the sport

Indy car legend Paul Tracy says IndyCar and NASCAR are suffering as a result of fewer ‘villains’ and the types of fierce rivalries that marked his career.

Roger Penske earns Horatio Alger Award

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans has selected Roger Penske as one of 11 recipients of an award which honors outstanding individuals who encourage youth to pursue their dreams through higher education.

Montoya to stay with Penske in 2017

Juan Pablo Montoya will remain at Team Penske in 2017 to compete in the Indy 500, and team president Tim Cindric says he hopes the Colombian ace will also be part of the squad’s sportscar program “should one come together.”

Montoya in no hurry to decide future

Juan Pablo Montoya says he’s not in any rush to make a decision regarding his 2017 plans, as he is courted by several IndyCar teams and has at least one sportscar option.

Cindric on Montoya’s Penske future: “The ball’s in his court”

Penske Racing president Tim Cindric has confirmed that Juan Pablo Montoya still has an offer to remain with the team but that the Colombian is seeking a full-time ride elsewhere.

Penske confirms Newgarden for 2017

Josef Newgarden has been signed to drive the #2 Team Penske-Chevrolet for 2017, replacing Juan Pablo Montoya whose term with the iconic team lasted three years and included a championship runner-up finish and an Indy 500 victory.  

IndyCar stars Montoya, Kanaan enter ROC Miami

Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan will be competing in the 2017 edition of the Race Of Champions in Miami, Florida.

“If Newgarden joins Penske and Ganassi switches to Honda…”

Since our August silly-season update regarding who goes where in 2017, some circumstances have changed. David Malsher tries to separate fact from fiction – and then throws in some speculation.

Pagenaud wins IndyCar title with dominant win

Simon Pagenaud slayed the opposition at Sonoma Raceway to clinch the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series title with his fifth victory, as Will Power suffered clutch failure and fell out of second place before half-distance.

Sonoma: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Championship leader Pagenaud wins pole at Sonoma

Pagenaud draws first blood with Sonoma pole

Championship leader Simon Pagenaud scored his seventh pole position of the season, and his only title challenger Will Power could do no better than fourth, as Team Penske-Chevrolet locked out the first two rows.

Andretti leads practice; Newgarden, Hinchcliffe shunt

On the site where he scored his first victory 10 years ago, Marco Andretti topped the third practice session at Sonoma Raceway, continuing Andretti Autosport-Honda’s strong weekend.

Kanaan set for another season at Ganassi

IndyCar silly-season is about to see one of its major questions answered, as it appears Tony Kanaan will have a year added to his contract with Chip Ganassi Racing.

Watkins Glen: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Scott Dixon, won the pole for Sunday’s Grand Prix of the Glen with a track record lap of one minute, 22.5259 seconds/147.008 MPH.

Watkins Glen: Top 10 quotes after Friday practice

"What they're saying" from practice at INDYCAR grand prix at The Glen

Texas 600: Top 10 quotes after race

Graham Rahal edges Hinchcliffe in 1-2 finish for Honda in Texas

Pocono 500: Top 10 quotes after race

Win by Power at Pocono tightens championship race

Penske: 2017 driver choice based on “longterm” prospects

Roger Penske has hinted that his team could change its driver lineup for 2017, stating that the philosophy will be, “What’s the best longterm decision we can make?”

Montoya says 2016 “as frustrating as I can remember”

Juan Pablo Montoya, whose first victory as a Penske driver came at Pocono in 2014, says his part of the team needs some good luck at the same venue this weekend.

IndyCar silly season: Who's going where in 2017?

Who goes where, and should we expect a huge game of musical chairs in the long IndyCar off-season? David Malsher breaks down some of the permutations.

Penske hopes to retain current IndyCar lineup for 2017

Team Penske wants to keep its current quartet of IndyCar drivers in 2017, but will wait until the off-season to confirm plans, says team president Tim Cindric.

"What They're Saying" from Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio qualifying

The 2016 championship leader hustled his car around the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to edge teammate Will Power for the pole position and will lead the 22-car field to start tomorrow's race.

Dixon fastest in first practice

Five-time Mid-Ohio winner Scott Dixon topped first practice for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200, as Chip Ganassi Racing and Team Penske dominated the top positions.

Honda Indy Toronto Qualifying: Top 10 drivers quotes

Qualifying Saturday for the Honda Indy Toronto Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.786-mile(s) Exhibition Place circuit

"What They're Saying" from KOHLER Grand Prix

Top 10 quotes from the Kohler Grand Prix Verizon IndyCar Series race on the 4.014-mile Road America

IndyCar drivers' half-term reports

At the halfway point in the 16-race 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series, David Malsher assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each driver, and how they should approach the second half of the season.

"What They're Saying" from Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit

Top 10 quotes from Saturday Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit

Penske drivers rue missed chances

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s four drivers were left licking their wounds after strategic misfortune, a mechanical problem and a pitlane blunder ruined their chance to win in Roger Penske’s home race.

Joey Logano owes a lot to Roger Penske

Joey Logano didn’t have to think twice about how to allocate the funds from his share of the million dollar All-Star Race purse.

NASCAR: Is it finally time for Larson's breakout win?

Since Kyle Larson’s arrival in the Sprint Cup Series, it’s never been a matter of whether he'll win a race at NASCAR’s top level.

“Optimistic” Hamilton to blame for Barcelona clash, says Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya has laid the blame for the collision that eliminated both Mercedes drivers from the Spanish Grand Prix on Lewis Hamilton, who the Colombian thinks was too “optimistic” trying to pass Nico Rosberg.

Rossi leads practice for those outside the Fast 9

Teams got one final chance at practice before qualifying to set the grid for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

'What drivers are saying' from Alabama Qualifying

Qualifying Saturday for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Verizon IndyCar Series race on the 2.3-mile Barber Motorsports Park

'What drivers are saying' from the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama practice

Sato, in the No. 14 ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing Honda, set the pace at Barber Motorsports Park

Top 10 photos of the week: 2016-04-20

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning Motorsport.com photographers and contributors.

IndyCar drivers quotes after the Long Beach race

'What They're Saying' from the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Chevy Indycar at Long Beach: Team Chevy driver post qualifying quotes

Team Chevy drivers have won the first three Verizon P1 Awards of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Season

Montoya heads Penske 1-2 in first practice at Long Beach

Juan Pablo Montoya, winner of the first street race of the season in St. Petersburg, picked up where he left off, as he set the early pace at the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

“Domed skids are no problem,” says Indy 500 champ Montoya

Two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya’s conclusion regarding domed skids flies in the face of the theory that the IndyCars will be unable to run together and thus the racing at IMS will be spoiled.

Firestone still investigating Penske tire deflations at Phoenix

Firestone Racing has not yet reached a conclusion about what caused the tire deflations that cost Helio Castroneves and Juan Montoya a shot at victory in Phoenix last Saturday night.

Dixon wins at Phoenix to tie Al Unser for fourth on all-time list

Reigning champion Scott Dixon won the Phoenix Grand Prix in the series' return to Phoenix International Raceway following an 11-year absence