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IndyCar: Michael Andretti is talking to Juan Pablo Montoya

We have learned that Michael Andretti, owner of the IndyCar team Andretti Autosport, is actively trying to find sponsorship in order to bring Juan Pablo Montoya back to open wheel racing next year.

Juan Pablo Montoya (Photo: Getty Images for NASCAR)

Michael Andretti has already had preliminary discussions with the Colombian and the team owner has also confirmed that Montoya is very interested on working out a deal.

Last week, Montoya learned that Chip Ganassi's NASCAR team would not renew his NASCAR contract for 2014.

Meanwhile, Andretti is still trying to finalize deals for some of his current drivers, including James Hinchcliffe, but the organization is still in need of a sponsorship commitment from which is the main sponsor.

Andretti also confirmed Hinchcliffe has reached a point in his contract where he's free to negotiate with other teams.