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Juan Pablo Montoya Joins Arrow McLaren SP for 2021 Indianapolis 500

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya will make his return to the famed Brickyard in 2021 piloting an entry for Arrow McLaren SP, the team announced Wednesday. Montoya, who won the event as a rookie in 2000 before claiming his second in 2015, will make his first Indianapolis 500 …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Assumes Endurance Role With Meyer Shank Racing

Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that Juan Pablo Montoya will serve as the team’s third driver in the Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2021.  Montoya’s announcement completes the driver lineup for the No. 60 Acura ARX-05.  Montoya joins full-time drivers Dane Cameron and Olivier Pla, along …

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Couch Potato Monday: NBC Sports’ Sebring Coverage Expansive, But A Bit Distracted At Times

Today, we’re going road racing.  Unlike NBC Sports’ NASCAR and INDYCAR coverage, the IMSA broadcast booth never went to the track after the shutdown.  The only difference here is that it was likely the plan all along, even without a pandemic. Given that this was a 12-hour race, NBC Sports …

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Mazda Motorsports Claims Victory in Wild Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts Saturday (Nov. 14) was a rough-and-tumble affair.  Being in the right position to take advantage of others’ misfortune was key.  Mazda Motorsports was in position to score a one-two finish, but Oliver Jarvis cut his left rear tire …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Laguna Seca Pole as Acura Sweeps Front Row

Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya will start Sunday’s Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship from the pole position after turning in a lap at 107.175 mph. It is the third consecutive pole for the No. 6 Acura, but the first pole position for the car this season with Montoya driving. …

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Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor Claim 3rd Straight WeatherTech Victory at Mid-Ohio

Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor claimed victory in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sunday (Sept. 27).  It is the third straight win for the duo and their fourth victory of the season. Dane Cameron started from the pole and led early over Action Express Racing’s …

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Helio Castroneves Quickest in Mid-Ohio WeatherTech Practice

Even though Acura Team Penske is officially now a lame duck team, that doesn’t mean that they still aren’t giving it their absolute best on the track.  In IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice at Mid-Ohio, Helio Castroneves was fastest overall with at 113.857 mph.  Afterwards, he was quite satisfied with …

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Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor Win TireRack.com Grand Prix

Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor recovered from multiple early penalties to win the TireRack.com Grand Prix Saturday (Sept. 5) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  It is the second win of the season for the duo as they continued their strong 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car championship season. …

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NASCAR 101: Recent Double-Duty IndyCar & NASCAR Drivers

Those who strictly follow NASCAR’s national series may not recognize RC Enerson‘s name, but those who also watch other racing disciplines — such as the NTT IndyCar Series — will. Enerson, a 23-year-old from Florida, will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut this weekend at Road America, piloting the No. …

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Oliver Jarvis, Juan Pablo Montoya Top Daytona WeatherTech Practices

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action after being away for more than five months.  Despite significant change since Daytona, the Mazda RT24-P is still a very fast car on Daytona International Speedway’s ROVAL.  Mazda’s Oliver Jarvis, driving the car that won the pole for the Rolex 24 …

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