Montoya: The NASCAR years

Montoya: The NASCAR years

Two years into his NASCAR adventure, Juan Pablo Montoya is gaining some momentum - and as he tells Diego Mejia, he's never enjoyed his racing so much

When the green flag waved last month to get the Daytona 500 underway, Juan Pablo Montoya kicked off his third full season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup. By his own standards, results have not been great, especially following a rookie year in which his progress was rated by NASCAR pundits as very promising.

Last year was a miserable one. Team boss Chip Ganassi had stated that it was going to be "Chase or bust" for Montoya in 2008, but instead the ex-Williams and McLaren Formula 1 star finished 25th in the points.

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