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
· Pastrana at Iowa Speedway
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.
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