Colombia is not home to many important racing championships, so how they birthed racer Juan Pablo Montoya was a bit of a mystery until we learned about the country's famous downhill homemade car race — the approximate equivalent of NASCAR.

For the record, this is tongue-in-cheek. We're not trying to go all Bob Greise on you.

NASCAR: ColombiaS

NASCAR: ColombiaS

NASCAR: ColombiaS

NASCAR: ColombiaS


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