Travis Pastrana and wife expecting first child

NEWTON, IA - AUGUST 3: Travis Pastrana, driver of the #99 iRacing.com Toyota, and his wife, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins during pre-race ceremonies before the Pork Be Inspired 150 at Iowa Speedway on August 3, 2012 in Newton, Iowa. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR)
NEWTON, IA - AUGUST 3:  Travis Pastrana, driver of the #99 iRacing.com Toyota, and his wife, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins during pre-race ceremonies before the Pork Be Inspired 150 at Iowa Speedway on August 3, 2012 in Newton, Iowa. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR)
NEWTON, IA – AUGUST 3: Travis Pastrana, driver of the #99 iRacing.com Toyota, and his wife, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins during pre-race ceremonies before the Pork Be Inspired 150 at Iowa Speedway on August 3, 2012 in Newton, Iowa. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NASCAR Nationwide series driver Travis Pastrana and his wife Lyn-z Adams Hawkins Pastrana are expecting their first child. The couple made the announcement in concurrent posts on social media Tuesday.

“Travis Pastrana and I are stoked to announce Baby Pastrana expected to be “Dropping In” to this world 9/2013”, Lyn-Z wrote on her Facebook page. “Looks like @lynzskate and I are going to need more closet space. RT to welcome the future,” Travis posted on his Twitter shortly after.

Travis is a former X-Games medalist , motocross champion and action sports star who is competing in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series fulltime for Roush-Fenway Racing this season. Lyn-Z gained her fame as a skateborder. The couple was married in October of 2011. MORE>>>

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