Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya has confirmed that cold tires were to blame for his accident in turn 1 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday morning.
The Colombian driving the No.2 Penske Truck Rentals Chevrolet explained that he was trying to get out of team mate Simon Pagenaud’s way. Montoya who will start Sunday’s race from 15th place explained that they misjudged the situation.
Montoya went on to say however that he believes the No.2 Chevrolet will be a really good race car.
Montoya goes into today’s race in 12th place in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings on 299 points and he will be hoping that he can close in on the top ten with a strong result.