Welcome to From the Marbles' 2013 driver reviews. Here, we're going to critique, praise and bloviate about the top 30 drivers in the 2013 NASCAR season. It may be our final time to reminisce about the jet dryer incident. Oh heck, no it won't. We're never going to get tired of it.
Juan, we'd like to thank you for your service to NASCAR. While we can say that it wasn't the most successful of ventures, there were some positive moments, and man, was it an eventful career.
You started your NASCAR career with a fireball that few people may remember. It was in the Nationwide Series in 2006. It would be overshadowed, understandably. But we'll get to that.
First there was a win in your rookie season at Sonoma, which probably set the expectations above where they would have been otherwise. Then, two years later, you made the Chase for the only time in your career thanks to 18 top 10s in 36 races. You'd never come close to making it again.
That season ends up looking like an outlier -- youRead More »from It’s Your 2013 Exit Interview: No. 21 Juan Pablo Montoya