Pablo Montoya from ARCA to NASCAR at Talladega
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
, who retired from before the 2006 French Grand Prix, drove his first laps in a stockcar yesterday owned by whom he is to race for in the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season.
The test occurred at thewhere on Saturday he competed in an race in which he finished third.
The Monday test also allowed NASCAR to test the COT ("Car of Tomorrow") which will be raced next year in select events.
Montoya was the 1999FedEx Championship Series champion. In 2000 he won the as a driving for the same Chip Ganassi Team.