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AMA member wins Indianapolis 500

If you happened to tune out the world of motor sports this past weekend, you missed some huge news! AMA member Juan Pablo Montoya won his second Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 24. His first Indy 500 victory came in 2000 when he was a rookie driver. Early in this year’s Indy 500, another driver crashed into the back of Juan’s car, dropping him to last among the 30 cars still running. He managed to squeak back to the front of the pack—passing his teammate Will Power with three laps to go to win his second career Indy 500. AMA would like to congratulate Juan on his victory. To learn more about AMA member Juan Pablo Montoya’s love of model aircraft, you can read an article about him in the September 2010 issue of Model Aviation, which can be viewed in the digital library athttps://library.modelaviation.com/ma/2010/9/offtrack-grinning-201009.