Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana, driver of the #60 KMC Wheels Ford, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Travis Pastrana Leaving NASCAR

Pastrana announced his decision Monday on his Facebook page. He cited a lack of sponsorship, a desire to spend time with his wife and new daughter and frustration over his struggles in NASCAR as his reasons for leaving the sport.


Travis Pastrana, driver of the #99 Nitro Circus The Movie Toyota, waits in the garage area before the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 at Greenville Pickens Speedway on March 31, 2012 in Greenville, South Carolina. (credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Pastrana To Grand Marshal Samsung Mobile 500

Travis Pastrana will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway.