Travis Pastrana – Iowa Advance

Travis Pastrana – Iowa Advance
Team:           No. 60 Ford Mustang
Crew Chief:   Chad Norris
Chassis:       RK-726 – Last raced at Bristol Motor Speedway
Twitter:         @TravisPastrana; @Pastrana60Team; @RoushFenway

ADVANCE NOTES

·         Pastrana at Iowa Speedway


American Muscle

o   Travis Pastrana visits Iowa Speedway for the second time in his NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) career.  In his other NNS start at the .88-mile track, he finished 26th.

o   Pastrana also has three K&N Pro Series East starts at Iowa Speedway.  In 2011 he made his second K&N start at the track, finishing 33rd.  In 2012, he earned two of his best K&N finishes at the track, finishing fourth and sixth.

·         The Car

o   The No. 60 team brings Chassis RK-726 to the track for the second time this season.  This chassis last raced to 16th at Bristol Motor Speedway in March.

·         Local Connections

o   Crew Chief Chad Norris of Freemont, Iowa, heads to his home track this weekend.  Freemont is located a little less than an hour away from Newton and Iowa Speedway.

·         Recapping Dover

o   In his first start at his “home” track of Dover International Speedway, Pastrana powered the No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Mustang to its fifth top-15 finish of the season, taking the checkered flag in 15th.

o   Pastrana remains 15th in the NNS point standings.

QUOTE WORTHY

Pastrana on racing at Iowa:

“I had my best finish in the K&N Series at Iowa and I’ve raced there before in the Nationwide Series.  I am really hoping to have the speed to run up front here.”

2013 No. 60 Team

Name                                       Duties                                                  Hometown

Lance Allen                               Shock Specialist                                   Haubstadt, Ind.

Eric Blair                                   Front Tire Carrier                                    Beth Page, N.Y.

Robbie Broome                         Front Tire Changer                                 Chattanooga, Tenn.

Mike Brown                               Jackman                                               Phoenix, Ariz.

David Davis                              Truck Driver                                          Fort Wayne, Ind.

Cody Efaw                                Car Chief                                              Big Prairie, Ohio

Josh Frankos                            Rear Tire Changer                                  Weirton, W. Va.

Ryan Gamble                            Rear Tire Carrier                                     Sanborn, N.Y.

Brian Harrison                           Engineer                                               Granite Bay, Calif.

Jason Hedlesky                        Spotter                                                 Clinton, Mich.

Justin Lasky                              Rear Mechanic                                      Johnstown, Pa.

Rick Mace “Bubba”                    Truck Driver                                          Connelly Spring, N.C.

Brendon McElligott                    Front Mechanic                                     West Newbury, Mass.

Chad Norris                               Crew Chief                                            Fremont, Iowa

John Payne                               Engine Tuner                                         Huntersville, N.C.

Brett Reckert                             Gas Man                                               Ellington, Conn.

David Roth                               Tire Specialist                                       El Paso, Texas


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