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Ex-F1 ace Montoya returns to McLaren for ’21 Indy 500 bid

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Ex-Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya will return to McLaren in 2021 to race a third Arrow McLaren SP car in the Indianapolis 500. The Colombian legend, who won the race for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2000 and for Team Penske in 2015, will join the team's full-timers Patricio O'Ward and Felix Rosenqvist at IndyCar's flagship event. Montoya departed full-time open-wheel racing at the end of the 2016 IndyCar season, but returned to Penske for the Indy 500 in 2017, which is his most recent IndyCar race. Montoya first joined McLaren in 2005 in F1 and took three grand prix victories, though quit the team and F1 midway through the 2006 campaign. "I'm very excited to be joining Arrow McLaren SP for the Indianapolis 500," said Montoya. "I have some great history with McLaren from my F1 days and I'm looking forward to making some more at next year's Indianapolis 500." Arrow McLaren SP co-owner Sa..

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