In a season of newcomers, Travis Pastrana becomes the latest driver to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the Smith’s 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Pastrana will partner with ThorSport Racing as the driver in the No. 98 AM/PM Toyota. This will be a weekend to remember as he pulls double-duty on Saturday – beginning with the 146-lap Smith’s 350 truck series race and ending his day with the final race of the 2012 Global Rally Cross championship series race.
It’s all about seat time and experience for Pastrana who has competed in nine NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season. He captured his best Nationwide finish (13th) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July. Recently, Pastrana was found at the front of the field in Atlanta, leading six laps in the Nationwide series race, the first in his career. In addition, he has competed in 11 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East races this year and collected one top five, and three top 10s in 11 K&N starts.
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