Juan Pablo Montoya
|Formula Ane Warld Championship career|
|Races||95 (94 stairts)|
|First race||2001 Australian Grand Prix|
|First win||2001 Italian Grand Prix|
|Last win||2005 Brazilian Grand Prix|
|Last race||2006 Unitit States Grand Prix|
Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born 20 September 1975) is a Colombie race car driver kent internaitionally for parteecipatin in and winnin Formula Ane an CART race competitions. Currently, he competes in NASCAR, drivin the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing in the Sprint Cup Series. He an wife Connie hae three childer; son Sebastian an dauchters Paulina an Manuela.
The heichlichts o his career include winnin the Internaitional F3000 championship in 1998, an the CART FedEx Championship Series in 1999, as well as victories in some o the maist prestigious races in the warld. He is the anly driver tae hae wan the premier North American open-wheel CART teetle, the Indianapolis 500 an the 24 Oors o Daytona, aw at the first attempt. Montoya is ane o twa drivers tae hae wan the CART teetle in his rookie year, the first bein Formula Ane Warld Champion Nigel Mansell in 1993. He haes an aa equalled Graham Hill's feat o bein a Monaco Grand Prix an Indianapolis 500 race winner; Montoya is currently ane o anly twa active drivers (alang wi Jacques Villeneuve) who haes wan twa legs o the Triple Croun o Motorsport.
Montoya haes an aa acome a crossower race winner bi winnin races (stairtin in each case in his rookie year) in Formula Ane, CART, IndyCar, Grand-Am an NASCAR equallin in that respect Mario Andretti's caliber o success (except for the F1 Warld Championship); An shares honors as well wi Dan Gurney in bein IndyCar/F1/NASCAR race winner. Montoya is an aa the anly driver tae hae competit in aw three major events at Indianapolis, finishin fowert or better in each event. He finished 1st in the Indianapolis 500, 2nt in the Brickyard 400, an 4t in the US Grand Prix.
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- Kevin Eason (October 19, 2009). "The 50 greatest Formula One drivers: updated after Button's title triumph". Times Online. Retrieved 22 Januar 2010.