Montoya to Opt for Cautious Approach

Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya will err on the side of caution rather than take a risk in his quest to win the World Championship at Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Montoya to Opt for Cautious Approach

Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya will err on the side of caution rather than take a risk in his quest to win the World Championship at Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Williams-BMW driver Montoya will begin the race from fourth with title rival Michael Schumacher, who he trails by six points, eighth on the grid, and the Latin American sees no reason to take risks.

"I'm trying to play safe," said Montoya. "A few years ago I took risks and sometimes it didn't pay off, but this time I'm scoring the points and seeing what happens. I admit it is hard to play safe because my foot just wants to stay down all the time. But I'm trying to stay focused and do things correctly, trying not to make mistakes and get to the end of the race.

"When you can afford to save taking a risk then you have to save it. For me I just need to drive as hard as I can and use the head as much as I can. But if I have a chance to pass somebody then I'm going to go for it and get the points."

Montoya closed the gap on Schumacher after finishing on the podium in each of the last six races, including victory in the last race at Hockenheim.

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