Travis Pastrana to Drive Roush Fenway’s No. 60 Ford Mustang at Richmond

Travis Pastrana, driver of the #99 Boost Mobile Toyota, stands on the grid prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series NRA American Warrior 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 1, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)
Travis Pastrana, driver of the #99 Boost Mobile Toyota, stands on the grid prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series NRA American Warrior 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 1, 2012 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Roush-Fenway Racing has tapped X Games and Rally Cross champion Travis Pastrana to wheel the No. 60 Ford in this weekend’s NASCAR Nationwide event at Richmond International Raceway.

Pastrana has been campaigning a part time schedule in the Nationwide series through a partnership with Michael Waltrip Racing and Toyota.  He made his debut at Richmond in the spring; his last scheduled race in the series was to be last weekend’s event at Atlanta.  Pastrana finished 26th in that outing and led his first laps; in his eight races in the series this season his best finish was a 13th at Indianapolis.

“It’s a truly awesome opportunity to get behind the wheel of the Roush Fenway number 60 Ford Mustang,” said Pastrana. MORE>>>

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