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Montoya makes history with stunning, smooth, Sonoma victory

A real road-course master came through with a stunning victory in Sonoma, writes Terry Blount. Juan Pablo Montoya won his first Nextel Cup race on Sunday, demonstrating his skill -- and decision to come to NASCAR -- was not wasted.

Updated: June 24, 2007, 11:05 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

SONOMA, Calif. -- The real road-racing expert made history Sunday.

Not Jeff Gordon. Not Tony Stewart. Not Robby Gordon.

All of them were beaten Sunday at Infineon Raceway by the rookie with three names and a funny accent.

Juan Pablo Montoya earned his first Nextel Cup victory in the Toyota/Save Mart 350, proving without a doubt that he knows how to get it done in a stock car on a road course.

The Colombian racer did it earlier this season at Mexico City, making ...

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