Found June 07, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Jimmie Johnson
Juan Pablo Montoya was the leader with 19 laps to go at last weekends FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, but during a restart, Jimmie Johnson passed him — before he was suppose to. Johnson was cited for jumping the restart– and black flagged. Johnson went from having a chance at winning the race — to finishing 17th after the penalty. Montoya ended up finishing the race in the second position. Friday, while meeting with the press, Johnson and Montoya both addressed the situation that arose that Dover. “Sure, I’m mad I didn’t win the race, not necessarily mad at him.” said Johnson, talking of Montoya. “I don’t have anything against Juan for doing it– Essentially Juan found a loophole in the officiating, and worked it to his advantage.” Montoya replied, “Oh, I’m that good? That is a compliment.” “I think we need to look at how we officiate and how we can regulate that and keep that from happening.”Johnson continued. RELATED: Johnson on pole for Pocono Johnson said at Dover the r
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