Bristol II: Juan Pablo Montoya preview

Juan Pablo Montoya and No. 42 Target Team Look Back at Bristol: Montoya will be making his eighth NSCS start at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. He earned the outside pole-position for the fall 2007event in just his second attempt at ...

Juan Pablo Montoya and No. 42 Target Team

Look Back at Bristol: Montoya will be making his eighth NSCS start at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. He earned the outside pole-position for the fall 2007event in just his second attempt at the "World's fastest half-mile." The 2009 March race marked his best NSCS finish at BMS, driving his No. 42 to a ninth-place finish. Montoya has finished in all previous seven starts and has completed 3499 of the 3513 laps raced (99.6%).

Bristol Natives: Tony Glover hails from Kingsport, Tenn. He is a team manager at the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Concord, N.C. race shop. He has been in racing for 36 years and throughout his career Glover has built the reputation as one of the top mechanical minds in motorsports. In addition, Glover has a knack for developing drivers and winning big races. Under his guidance, Ernie Irvan, Sterling Marlin and Joe Nemechek captured their first NASCAR Sprint Cup wins.

Cousins Heath Silver and Andy Silver are natives of Asheville, N.C. and both call Bristol their home track. Heath is the Car Chief of the Target Chevrolet and Andy is a mechanic on the team during the race weekend.

CHASSIS INFO

No. 42 Target Chevrolet (NSCS): Chassis #903. Pattie and the No. 42 team are bringing chassis #903 to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. This chassis was last used in May at Dover where Montoya had mechanical problems forcing a 35th-place finish. Earlier in the season at Bristol Motor Speedway Montoya qualified sixth and finished 26th after being involved in a 13-car incident. This chassis also ran twice last year by the No. 42 team (Michigan- June, Chicago- July) where it finished sixth and 10th.

-source: egr

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Juan Pablo Montoya
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing