Extreme Sports Legend Travis Pastrana To Join NASCAR

Travis Pastrana

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Moto X, X Games and American rally racing star Travis Pastrana will join NASCAR in 2011 as a driver and team owner on the lower circuit. (Pending approval by NASCAR.)Pastrana will drive Toyota Camrys under the Pastrana Waltrip Racing banner and plans to compete in a minimum of seven Nationwide events next year.

While he is known mostly for his exploits on the two wheels, Pastrana is famous around the world for a myriad of stunts, many of them sponsored by Red Bull, although the energy drink company will not be tied to his NASCAR career.

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