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A grand return to Long Beach for Juan Pablo Montoya
A grand return to Long Beach for Juan Pablo Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya leaned his back against a wall, adjusted his sunglasses and waited for the next reporter to put a camera or voice recorder in front of him. It was media day for drivers in Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. And though it's been 14 years since Montoya raced in the event, he was the center of attention. Montoya is the prodigal son who has returned with fanfare to the Verizon IndyCar Series after stints in Formula One and, for the last seven years, NASCAR stock car racing. Released by Chip Ganassi's NASCAR team after last season, the 38-year-old Colombian was hired by Ganassi's archrival Roger Penske — whose cars have won the...

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