Pastrana prepares for Nationwide debut

Richmond, VA (WWBT)- Travis Pastrana knows how to captivate a crowd, as an X-Games and Motocross champion, but Friday he'll try a new fast-paced sport, as he makes his Nationwide debut at Richmond International Raceway.

Pastrana has planned to make his debut for quite some time, but a crash he suffered at last year's X-Games caused him to postpone that.  Friday he'll look to silence the critics that claim his move to NASCAR is a publicity stunt by putting on a strong performance.

Pastrana and the Nationwide drivers get going at 7:45pm on Friday night.

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