BROOKLYN, Mich. – Juan Pablo Montoya is ready for his abbreviated return to Sprint Cup racing.
Montoya will be in the No. 12 Ford for Sunday's 400-mile race at Michigan International Speedway, his first Cup race since moving back to IndyCar after last season. Montoya's last win in NASCAR was in 2010, a year after he made the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship and finished a career-best eighth in the standings. This weekend's race is in some ways a tuneup for next month's Brickyard 400, another NASCAR event Montoya added to his full-time IndyCar schedule.
Montoya was 28th in qualifying at Michigan on Friday.