Juan Pablo Montoya (IMSA photo)

Montoya Joins Meyer Shank For Endurance Cup

PATASKALA, Ohio — Juan Pablo Montoya will join Meyer Shank Racing for the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup portion of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar.

Montoya will join full-season drivers Olivier Pla and Dane Cameron for the Endurance Cup events, while A.J. Allmendinger will be the fourth driver of the No. 60 MSR Acura ARX-05 Prototype for the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Having been part of the development of the Acura ARX-05 prior to its 2018 debut, Montoya brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the Prototype platform to MSR.

“I’m really excited to be joining Meyer Shank Racing next year,” said Montoya. “I’ve always seen Mike (Shank) around the track and we had a really simple, straight forward conversation to get this deal put together for next year.”

In addition to his speed and experience, Montoya also brings some added chemistry to the team as he rejoins his former co-driver, Cameron, onboard the Acura ARX-05. Having raced the last three races seasons together, Montoya and Cameron have collected three victories and nine podium finishes and the 2019 championship.

“Dane and I have a really great relationship that has also turned into a friendship,” continued Montoya. “We both really understand each other and know what we need from each other to be competitive. I’m looking forward to continuing the relationship with him. I’m also looking forward to driving with Olivier and A.J. I know A.J. from back when I ran NASCAR and we banged wheels more than once.”

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