Montoya happy to start new life in NASCAR

Few stars have made the kind of change Juan Pablo Montoya is going through, but he seems to relish his new life and challenge, writes Andrés Agulla.

Updated: March 4, 2007, 4:30 PM ET
By Andrés Agulla | ESPNdeportes.com

In 1981, tennis player Bjorn Borg shocked the world by announcing his retirement.

With 11 Grand Slam titles to his name, the Swede had just lost the U.S. Open to John McEnroe and, though barely 26 years old, was tired of life as a professional athlete.

Years later, something of the kind happened with Juan Pablo Montoya. After winning every category in which he competed, seeing his name engraved on prestigious trophies and trying the champagne of the most prestigious circuits ...

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