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Thursday, June 7th, 2007
Photo by Jim Morrison/The Daily Standard

Juan Pablo Montoya, 2000 winner of the Indianapolis 500 and a former driver on the Formula One circuit, slips into the seat of a dirt late model for the first time in his career during the NEXTEL Prelude to the Dream at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. Montoya had only seen the half-mile dirt oval via the internet prior to arriving at the track Wednesday.

Related online story:
ROSSBURG - Carl Edwards fought off multi-time NASCAR points champion Jeff Gordon and a late challenge from Kyle Busch to win the third annual Prelude to the Dream at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. [More]
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