Travis Pastrana – Dover Advance
Team: No. 60 Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Chad Norris
Chassis: RK-749 – Last raced at Auto Club Speedway
Twitter: @Travis Pastrana; @Pastrana60Team; @RoushFenway
· Pastrana at Dover International Speedway
o Travis Pastrana, the Annapolis Maryland native, visits his “home track” of Dover International Speedway for the first time this weekend.
o To date, Pastrana has earned three top-10 finishes in his first full-time season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS).
· The Car
o Chassis RK-749 will hit the track for the second time this season. This chassis last raced to a 13th-place finish at Auto Club Speedway in March.
· Recapping Charlotte
o Pastrana finished 33rd in last Saturday’s History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway after contact with the wall forced the No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Mustang to retire from the race with 37 laps remaining.
o Pastrana remains 15th in the NNS point standings.
· Valvoline Stunt Amplifier
o Valvoline, the manufacturer of NextGen™ recycled motor oil, recently launched the NextGen Stunt Amplifier. Fans can visit youtube.com/Valvoline to view a collection of homemade stunt videos, and then vote on ways to make those stunts even more thrilling. The Valvoline brand and its team of thrill-seekers will recycle one stunt based on votes, at a surprise location.
Pastrana on racing at Dover:
“Dover is my hometown event. It’s less than an hour from my house, so it will be nice to have some family and friends at the track. I’ve never had the privilege of racing at the Monster Mile, but it looks like a good time!”