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NASCAR drivers react to Montoya's Indy 500 win
Sprint Cup stars take to social media to offer congratulations Juan Pablo Montoya 's second career Indianapolis 500 win elicited plenty of social media reaction from his former competitors and friends in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage. Dale Earnhardt Jr ., Tony Stewart and Joey Logano were among those to offer their congratulations. The victory came as he drove for Roger Penske, giving Penske wins in two of racing's marquee events this season: The Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Penske joins Chip Ganassi as the only other team owner to win both events in the same year. Fifteen years ago, Montoya won his first Indianapolis 500 driving for Ganassi. Since then, Montoya spent time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, winning two races and competing full-time in the series from 2007 to 2013. He made two Sprint Cup starts last season for Penske. Check out the sampling of reaction below. During his time in @NASCAR , @jpmontoya was always really cool to me. I looked up to him as a true wheelman. So good to see him win today. — Dale Earnhardt Jr . (@DaleJr) May 24, 2015 Congratulations to @jpmontoya that was a hell of a drive. — Mark Martin (@markmartin) May 24, 2015 Ole @jpmontoya was on it there at the end definitely was wheeling that thing more than any of them #Indianapolis500 — Ricky Stenhouse Jr . (@StenhouseJr) May 24, 2015 Big congrats to @jpmontoya on the #Indy500 win!!!! — Clint Bowyer (@ClintBowyer) May 24, 2015 Hell yeah @jpmontoya . Awesome. Indy 500 & Daytona 500 to RP. That was awesome. Congrats @12WillPower in the runner up too. — Joey Logano (@joeylogano) May 24, 2015 Congrats @jpmontoya , massive effort!!! #Indianapolis500 — Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) May 24, 2015 HELL YEAH! Great job my friend. Proud of my buddy Juan Pablo Montoya today at the #Indy500 — Tony Stewart (@TonyStewart) May 24, 2015
Press Pass: Juan Pablo Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya discusses his race and breaks down the final restart with Jimmie Johnson.
All Access: Juan Pablo Montoya
While running in the second position Juan Pablo Montoya runs out of gas on the final lap of the Toyota-Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.
TNT All Access: Juan Pablo Montoya
TNT goes all access this week with Juan Pablo Montoya as he and his team prepare for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.
Montoya turns Johnson; defending champ saves it
After passing Juan Montoya , Jimmie Johnson gets turned by the No. 42 but he keeps it off the walls.
Montoya slams into track dryer, sets it ablaze
Juan Montoya spins out while trying to catch up to the field under caution and careens into a track dryer, triggering an explosion.
Keselowski to a backup after contact with Montoya in practice
Brad Keselowski is forced to a backup car after getting into Juan Montoya early in first practice and he shows his displeasure with the No. 42 during final practice.
Up to Speed: Montoya and Ganassi capture Rolex 24 at Daytona
Holly Cain recaps another victory for Juan Montoya and the No. 01 team in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Truex Jr., Hamlin and Montoya spin off 4
Martin Truex Jr. spins off Turn 4 taking Denny Hamlin and Juan Pablo Montoya with him.
Montoya lights up Newman
Juan Montoya infuriates Ryan Newman after sending him into the wall.