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.
Austin was selected over three other finalists: Chicago, Detroit and Charlotte, N.C. There were initially 13 qualified bids for the Olympic-style selection process, with Austin picked to host for four years starting next May 15-18.
The death of snowmobile rider Caleb Moore and another accident involving a driver-less snowmobile that careened into a fence and injured a spectator at the Winter X Games will trigger a more thorough review of the permit process for next year’s event.
Snowmobiler Caleb Moore died on Thursday morning from injuries suffered in an accident at the Winter X Games in Aspen, the family says.
Snowmobiler Caleb Moore remains in critical condition in a Colorado hospital after a dramatic crash at the Winter X Games in Aspen.
Texas Motor Speedway is hoping to lure in big money and the spotlight when it comes to extreme sports.
Check out how North Texas road construction (and there’s a lot of it) is expected to impact your weekend and your daily commute next week.
Some of the top international athletes from the X Games will be in Grapevine this weekend, competing at a free event held outside of the Grapevine Mills Mall.
Travis Pastrana will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway.