Juan Pablo Montoya

20. Sep 2019 
by Ziv Knoll

Juan Pablo Montoya turns 44 today. He was born in Bogota (Colombia) on the 20th September 1975.

He currently competes in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA) for the Acura Team Penske.

Between 2001 and 2006 he was racing in Formula 1, for Williams and McLaren, winning 7 Grand Prix.

He then left Formula 1 to try his luck in the USA, succeeding in Nascar, Champ Car and IndyCar series.

Montoya is the only driver to have won the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 (twice) and the 24 Hours of Daytona, the Champ Car title, two Nascar races and the Race of Champions.

He is famous for his speed, his bravery, his fantastic passes and his friendly manners mixed with steely determination on track.

A great champion.

Source: DR

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