Veteran Guerrero makes NASCAR move

Former Formula One and Champ Car driver Roberto Guerrero is to race NASCARs this year

Veteran Guerrero makes NASCAR move

The 41-year-old Columbian, who raced for Ensign and Theodore in F1 from 1982-3 before switching to American racing, will share a car with his younger brother Jaime in the secondary Busch Grand National Series.

Roberto will drive a Chevrolet in 11 races for the new Hispanic Racing Team set up by Cuban-Americans Mike Vazquez and Rudy Rodriguez.

The team owners originally targeted CART champion Juan Montoya, and contacted his father Pablo. The elder Montoya suggested Jaime Guerrero as an alternative and the deal was subsequently expanded to also include Roberto.

Guerrero Snr is still searching for a drive in this season's Indianapolis 500. He has been an Indy Racing League regular in recent years but will not rule out a full-time switch to stock cars.

'I love to race and I think I can still get the job done,' he said. 'If it's in an IndyCar, great. If it's in a stock car, okay. I just want to drive and be competitive.'

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