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Montoya's dry humor good on a wet day

Updated: October 16, 2009, 12:54 AM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CONCORD, N.C. -- Felix Sabates was in the middle of a poker tournament on Wednesday night, trying to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, when his cell phone rang.

It was his Sprint Cup driver, Juan Pablo Montoya, pleading for $5,000.

"I say, 'For what?'" Sabates, the minority owner of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, told a group of reporters Thursday at Lowe's Motor Speedway. "He says, 'I'm in jail.'"

Sabates saw his dream of Montoya, third in points heading ...

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