Montoya: I don't regret anything

Montoya: I don't regret anything

Juan Pablo Montoya opens up to F1 Racing's MAURICE HAMILTON about his grand prix career, spurning F1 for America, battling with the Schumachers and why it's good to listen to Jackie Stewart

"If I told a young guy all the stories about things that happened to me, he'd think: 'This guy is full of s***.' You need to leave the young guys to have these experiences and find out things for themselves."

Few drivers have exploded into Formula 1 with as big a bang as Juan Pablo Montoya did in 2001. Here he shares the highlights of his brief, bold, but brilliant career in an in-depth interview with AUTOSPORT's sister magazine F1 Racing.

Normally, our lunch interviews are planned in advance. This one happened in a hurry - which, in many ways, is fitting, given its subject.

Juan Pablo Montoya has always been more off-the-cuff than slow and circumspect. So when F1 Racing spotted him making a surprise appearance in the GP2 paddock at Monza, the invitation to a lunchtime chat was extended and accepted. The same day. In the GP2 hospitality centre. In the hour between sessions.

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