IndyCar star Juan Pablo Montoya says he's spoken with Porsche LMP1 senior management about potentially lining up a test in the LMP1 919 Hybrid in the near future.

The reigning Indy 500 champion and three-time Daytona 24 Hours winner was visiting Porsche at the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas, which hosts the fifth round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship.

The German marque, which claimed victory at Le Mans 24 Hours and the 6 Hours of the Nurburgring this year, hosted Montoya's trip as the Colombian has former connections with a number of the Porsche squad from his Formula 1 days.

"It's great to be here to see old friends, and see such an amazing machine like the Porsche 919, and to talk about maybe testing it," Montoya said to

Porsche team manager Andreas Seidl worked with Montoya in F1 at Williams BMW in 2004 and seems certain the 39-year-old will be handed a test by the end of 2015 and any further decisions will be made after that.

"I have worked with Juan Pablo before and we have kept in touch," Seidl said. "At lunchtime we discussed a test for him and he wants to do it. I think we will do it this year and we will have to see what happens after that."

Montoya recently missed out on this year's IndyCar Series title to Scott Dixon on wins countback and looks set to continue in the US single-seater championship for 2016.



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