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His father, Pablo Montoya was the one who pushed him to race and has always been his chief supporter.
Juan's racing career began at the age of five when he started driving go-karts. He said that he will join NASCAR series in 2007 and his team Mc Laren Mercedes decided to replace Montoya by Spanish F1 drver Pedro de la Rosa starting from French GP.
He might have graduated to Formula 1 the following season were it not for an agreement between Williams and Chip Ganassi Racing that saw Montoya replace the F1-bound reigning Champ Car champion Alex Zanardi.
JP duly dominated the 1999 season en route to becoming a rookie overall champion, and followed that up with Indianapolis 500 victory at his first attempt the following May.
Montoya joined Team Penske for the 2014 Indy Car Series season and he quickly acclimated himself to the winning culture of the organization.
He totaled four wins in his three years of full-time competition, which included a memorable win in the 2015 Indianapolis 500 for the team’s 16th victory in the legendary race.
George Russell has revealed a special, Juan Pablo Montoya-inspired lid to mark what is being billed as the 1000th race in Formula 1.
“And it was inspired, his helmet design, from Montoya. “It was Montoya from when he was at Williams as well.Montoya was now hot property and it was no surprise to see Williams finally take up their option on him for 2001.Once again he proved a sensation, memorably passing reigning champion Michael Schumacher in Brazil before securing three poles and a first F1 victory in Italy later that year.After leading laps in the Rolex 24, the veteran driver helped the No.6 team to two pole positions – including the first in Acura Team Penske history on the streets of Long Beach – four podium finishes and the VP Fuels Front Runner Award for the most laps led over second half of the season.