"The car is spectacular – even brushing the wall a little bit, Montoya style, it was great, man."
Mike Conway and Ed Carpenter Racing took the victory in Long Beach Sunday.
The Leaders Circle program was established in 2002 to provide incentives to teams that participate full time in the IndyCar Series.
Juan Pablo Montoya completed his first two IndyCar Series oval track tests for Team Penske
Team Penske's newest driver sampled his Chevrolet-powered Indy car for the first time on Nov. 25 during the first day of a two-day test at Sebring International Raceway.
In September Team Penske announced Montoya will drive the No. 2 car for the full 2014 IndyCar Series season after an eight-year run in NASCAR.
Andretti Autosport team owner has already talked to the Colombian about the idea.