Montoya, good or bad, will be a test highlight

There will be many big names in the second round of testing beginning Monday at Daytona. Juan Pablo Montoya will likely still be the driver getting the most attention, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: January 12, 2007, 6:25 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin are among the second group of Nextel Cup drivers that take the track at Daytona on Monday.

But most of the attention will go to the guy who uses all three of his names -- Juan Pablo Montoya.

It's big enough that a former Formula One star will make his first laps in a Cup car at Daytona, but Montoya brings a bonus. He's Colombian and has an enormous following in Latin America, along with many Hispanic fans in the U.S.

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