Lost in the bleeps and discomfort of Juan Pablo Montoya's post-crash teammate-bashing interview at Las Vegas was a comment that provided a very quick, yet very revealing statement on his current state of mind.
"We are in a bad position for the Chase ..."
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Ryan McGee is a senior writer with ESPN The Magazine. He started with ESPN
in 1994 working on the production staff of the show "RPM2Night,"during which
time he began contributing to The Mag. From 2001-03 he produced "Totally
NASCAR" on FOX Sports Net and for five years served as editor in chief at
NASCAR Media Group, winning two Sports Emmys and penning the script for the
documentary film "Dale".