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Montoya Confident of Success at US GP

Tuesday August 21st, 2001

BMW-Williams driver Juan Pablo Montoya has admitted he is already looking forward to the United States Grand Prix on September 30, where he believes his previous experience of Indianapolis could help him perform better to achieve a positive result.

Montoya, making his Formula One debut with Williams, has yet to win a race this year, but has been impressive in leading in Brazil, Austria and Germany this season. However, the Colombian hopes that changes at Indy, but he knows the task will not be easy.

"I think the circuit is pretty good," said Montoya. "I drove around when they were building it back in '99 and 2000 before the Indy 500. I know the circuit pretty well in that perspective. It's a circuit where we should be very strong because I think power does count, and we've got plenty of that."

If Montoya could win in Indianapolis in September, it would be his second success at the circuit in as many years after winning the Indy 500 last year.

"It would be something really special," Montoya said of the Formula One win. "I won Indy in my rookie year, and to get to win the US Grand Prix in my rookie year would be just fantastic. From saying it to doing it is a long way."

Published at 10:12:53 GMT



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