Which Nascar driver ran into jet dryer?
Juan Pablo Montoya
Remembering Another Monday Daytona 500, One Juan Pablo Montoya Would Rather Forget. Veteran racer shook things up at Daytona when he crashed into a jet dryer during a caution period.
Who hit the jet dryer at Daytona?
February 27, 2012: Juan Pablo Montoya hits the Daytona jet dryer. Nine years ago today: Juan Pablo Montoyta vs. the Daytona 500 jet dryer.
Who won Daytona in 2012?
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How do they dry the track in NASCAR?
NASCAR uses the Air Titan 2.0 to dry the track. The system was put into place in 2014. It features a drying unit in the bed of a Toyota Tundra that blows out air at 568 mph and 70 degrees warmer than the ambient temperature. It can dry a football field in less than 30 seconds.
Why is the Daytona 500 so important?
The Daytona 500 is regarded as the most important and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar, carrying by far the largest purse. The race serves as the final event of Speedweeks and is also known as “The Great American Race” or the “Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing”.
How much does it cost to go to Daytona 500?
Typically, Daytona 500 tickets can be found for as low as $113.00, with an average price of $209.00.
Did Montoya win the Daytona 500?
The race was stopped for two hours and five minutes after Juan Pablo Montoya hit a jet dryer on lap 160, causing fuel to seep onto the track and catch fire….2012 Daytona 500.
|No. 17||Matt Kenseth||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Television in the United States|
Did Juan Pablo Montoya win a Nascar race?
Montoya also equals Mario Andretti and Dan Gurney by winning races in Indy cars, Formula One cars and NASCAR Cup cars….
|Juan Pablo Montoya|
|First win||2001 Italian Grand Prix|
|Last win||2005 Brazilian Grand Prix|
|Last entry||2006 United States Grand Prix|
|NASCAR Cup Series career|