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Pastrana to check NHRA High Gas automotive – EAST AUTO NEWS

Pastrana to check NHRA High Gas automotive


Travis Pastrana’s subsequent journey is burning NHRA nitro.

NHRA High Gas driver Alex Laughlin will hand over the steering of his automotive to excessive sports activities veteran and stunt performer Pastrana on Monday for a check at zMAX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Laughlin made the announcement Wednesday evening on Instagram with a graphic titled, “Travis Pastrana goes for his High Gas license.”

Wrote Laughlin, “I’ve been engaged on this for over a yr now and it’s lastly coming collectively! I’m all the time attempting to do one thing enjoyable and completely different, whether or not it’s racing in opposition to the Hoonigans or perhaps Road Outlaws, however this time … Travis Pastrana will pilot the High Gas automotive I drive on this coming Monday in Charlotte!

“Travis and I’ve a mutual buddy, Marty Smith, who labored on the movie crew for ‘Nitro Circus.’ I used to be in a position to specific to Travis that he can’t have a present known as ‘Nitro Something’ except he has firsthand expertise what nitro is all about. This Monday, he’s getting the possibility go 300mph. I’m unsure who’s essentially the most excited right here, however that is just about high of the checklist for me!

“Thanks to Scott Palmer for letting me pimp out his High Gas tools! This isn’t solely good for each of us, however it’s nice for drag racing as an entire! Hey TP, let’s roll!!”

Laughlin transitioned right into a High Gas dragster final yr after a profitable stint in Professional Inventory. Palmer is his crew chief and staff proprietor.

Pastrana isn’t any stranger to motorsports, along with his expertise together with NASCAR (Xfinity and Tenting World Truck Collection), rally racing and Supercross. He’s additionally the developer of the Nitro Rallycross sequence.

Pastrana has received championships and gold medals throughout skilled sports activities whereas additionally making a profession of recent experiences. The 38-year-old isn’t afraid of something, a mentality that may be seen with the “Nitro Circus” platform as Pastrana and associates consistently attempt new stunts.

The NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Collection is at zMAX Dragway this weekend for the second spherical of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship.

Pastrana to check NHRA High Gas automotive – EAST AUTO NEWS
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