Posted July 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer Travis Pastrana's NASCAR adventure was supposed to kick off with a bang a year ago, a multi-day ''Pastranathon'' that included performing motorcycle stunts at the X Games, traveling to Indianapolis to make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut, then returning to the X Games for a RallyCross race. There was a bang, all right: Pastrana's big plans came crashing down when he couldn't land a complex trick, breaking his right ankle and foot. Just a typical day in the life of one of the world's biggest action sports stars. Pastrana finally made his Nationwide debut at Richmond in April, and going into this weekend's Nationwide race at Indianapolis he acknowledges he still has a lot to learn. In motocross and rally cars, ultra-aggressive driving is rewarded. In NASCAR, it just burns up the tires. ''The harder I try to drive these cars, the slower I drive,'' Pastrana said. ''I want to keep getting in there and keep getting more exper...
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