It’s fair to say that IndyCar’s Juan Pablo Montoya has earned a good chunk of change over his long career in open-wheel and stock car racing.
And it’s probably fair to say that he’ll earn another good chunk of change from selling off his six-bedroom penthouse condo in Miami.
The Team Penske pilot is putting up his penthouse – which features views of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Biscayne Bay – for a cool $14 million.
Realtor.com talks up the 6,500-square-foot property in rather glowing terms:
“There are resplendent marble floors — the perfect complement to the searing Florida heat — and floor-to-ceiling windows that encompass the whole of the first floor. Every corner of this luxurious home captures views of the crystalline water below and includes every possible artisan touch.
The kitchen lies in wait for residents — or more likely, a crew of caterers — to prepare sumptuous repasts with custom-hewn cabinetry, stylish obsidian-colored granite, and the highest of high appliances.”
It may not have a nine-hole golf course like the old joint of NASCAR driver David Gilliland, but that still sounds pretty sweet.
Realty Today also mentions an upstairs kids’ room and master suite, a study and office area, and an elevator and separate staircase to take you through the two floors.
You can check out photos of the place here.
Ferrari Driver Academy member Callum Ilott will start the 64th Macau Grand Prix from pole position after beating his Formula 3 rivals to victory in Saturday’s qualification race.
Ilott, 19, started third on the grid on Saturday behind pole-sitter Joel Eriksson and McLaren junior Lando Norris, but made a good start to rise to second early on.
Ilott hounded Eriksson for position for much of the race before battling past at Mandarin on Lap 7 as his Swedish rival struggled to keep his tires alive.
With Eriksson unable to respond, Ilott ultimately crossed the line more than seven seconds clear to take his first Macau win and secure pole for Sunday’s main event.
“We started quite strong as I got up to second from third which was not too bad. Then in the middle part of the race I had a good pace and I got past Joel for P1,” Ilott said.
“After that I managed to pull away. It was a good race, even quite relaxing at the end. I’m really happy for the result. Thank you SJM Theodore Racing by Prema, they did a great job and it should be good for tomorrow too.”
Eriksson held on to second ahead of Sergio Sette Camara, who completed the podium ahead of Maximilian Günther in P4.
Ferdinand Habsburg finished fifth ahead of Pedro Piquet, while Norris was left to settle for a lowly P7 after a clutch issue off the line caused him to drop down the order.
You can see full results from the Macau F3 qualifying race here.