JPM & Car 6 Crowned 2019 Champions!

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“It was so freakin’ stressful!” he said. “Before I got in the car (for the last stint), they came to me and said, ‘Remember, it’s eighth place that we need to finish and we’ve got nearly 10 minutes’ advantage. Don’t screw it up.’ I’m like, ‘OK.’

“It’s hard because some laps you start pushing and you’re really comfortable pushing, but you know that by pushing you can get it completely wrong (and make a mistake),” Montoya added. “And then you back off and you start making mistakes and you go, ‘Oh, I need to go back to pushing, but don’t push too hard. Oh, this was really easy, I can do it quicker. No, don’t try it!’”

 

2018 WeatherTech Night of Champions

3rd Place – Long Beach Team Race report

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No. 6 Acura ARX-05 DPi – Dane Cameron/Juan Pablo Montoya
Start: 3rd Overall Finish: 3rd Class Finish: 3rd Status: Running Laps Completed: 73/73

Recap:

  • The No. 6 Acura ARX-05 DPi team bounced back from a disappointing start to the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season to score a third-place finish in the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach on Saturday afternoon.
  • On Friday afternoon, 2018 Long Beach pole winner, Juan Pablo Montoya, qualified the Acura in the third position.
  • Montoya narrowly avoided a costly accident early in the event when the No. 55 Mazda spun just in front of his Acura, but Montoya was able to weather the chaos and settle into the fourth position

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