Juan Pablo Montoya. Verizon Team Penske driver

JPM’s Iowa Recap

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No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Juan Pablo Montoya
Start: 3rd
Finish: 24th
Status: Contact
Laps Completed: 9/300
Laps Led: 0
Points Position (behind leader): 1st (445 pts)

Recap: Juan Pablo Montoya saw his race at Iowa Speedway come to an abrupt and early ending as a suspension malfunction resulted in a heavy collision with the outside retaining wall in Turn 2 on the ninth lap of competition. The 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner escaped injury in the incident. He only lost 12 points in the series standings as many of the other point leaders also encountered difficulties on the shortest track on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. Saturday’s result marked the first time in 18 races that Montoya failed to finish a race, dating back to the 2014 Iowa race.

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Difficult race for JPM at Iowa

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Juan Pablo Montoya’s championship points lead appeared to take a hit when the No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet made right-side contact with the Turn 2 SAFER Barrier on Lap 10 of the 300-lap race. It was his first DNF of the season and the first in 18 races since the 2014 race at Iowa Speedway. Read More

 

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