Travis Alan Pastrana is an American professional motorsportscompetitor and stunt performer who has won championships and X Games gold medals in several disciplines, including supercross, motocross, freestyle motocross, rally racing and offshore powerboat racing. He runs a show called Nitro Circus and the rallycross racing series Nitro Rallycross.
|Full Name||Travis Alan Pastrana|
|Date of Birth||October 8, 1983|
|Education||University of Maryland|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
Early Life of Travis Alan
Pastrana was born on October 8, 1983. He is of Puerto Rican descent by his grandparents from his father’s family. His uncle, Alan Pastrana, played as a quarterback from 1965 to 1968 at the University of Maryland, which Travis Pastrana also attended. On June 11, 2003, 19-year-old Pastrana was seriously injured when he crashed his Corvette into a tree in Davidsonville, Maryland.
Professional Life of Travis
Travis is a four-time Rally America champion and has also raced in the Global RallyCross Championship, Monster Jam, and Race of Champions.
Pastrana has also driven in NASCAR, which he competes part-time in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, driving the No. 41 Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports (as well as 2012, 2015, 2017 and 2020). He drove for two years in what is now the NASCAR Xfinity Series, running a part-time season in 2012 and a full season in 2013. He made his NASCAR Cup Series debut in the 2023 Daytona 500, driving the No. 67 Toyota Camry for 23XI Racing. He finished 11th after leading a lap in the 2023 Daytona 500.
In 2022, he became a world champion in Class 1 World Powerboat Championship alongside british legend Steve Curtis.
Pastrana debuted in Monster Jam on October 16, 2006, driving the “Pastrana 199” monster truck. Mainly on the United States Hot Rod Association (USHRA) circuit, the truck was owned by Live Nation/FELD Motorsports and sponsored by Pastrana. The truck was originally driven by Paul Cohen, then later driven by Chad Tingler, Courtney Jolly and Cam McQueen. McQueen, a friend of Pastrana, was invited to the 2009 World Finals for his second appearance. During the 2009 World Finals the “Pastrana 199” truck changed its name to Nitro Circus. Pastrana himself competed in the freestyle competition of the event debuting the Nitro Circus truck, finishing in a three-way tie for 5th place in a field of 24 trucks. On an episode of Nitro Circus, Pastrana attempted to backflip the Nitro Circus-themed monster truck.
In 2003, Pastrana opened a rallying career in the Race of Champions, and began driving for the Subaru-backed Vermont SportsCar rally team in 2004. Starting in 2006, Pastrana was signed by Subaru to lead their new Subaru Rally Team USA, being paired once again with veteran co-driver Christian Edstrom. On August 5, 2006 Pastrana won the gold medal in the first rally car competition at the X Games, edging out rally legend Colin McRae by 0.53 seconds after McRae rolled his car through the last jump.
Travis Alan’s Personal Life
On June 4, 2011, during a live performance of Nitro Circus, he proposed to Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, a professional skateboarder. On October 29, 2011, Hawkins and Pastrana were married in front of several family and friends in Southern California, near the home of Hawkins. On February 26, 2013, Hawkins and Pastrana announced on their personal Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages that they were expecting their first child due in September 2013. Hawkins gave birth to a girl named Addy Ruth on Labor Day, September 2, 2013. On August 5, 2014, Hawkins announced in her personal page that she and Pastrana were expecting their second child due in February 2015. She gave birth to a girl named Bristol Murphy on February 9, 2015.
Pastrana lives with his family in Davidsonville, Maryland.
Travis Alan Net Worth
Travis has gathered a lot from his successful career, he has earned an estimated net worth of about $25 million.
Pastrana, along with fellow motocross racer Jeremy McGrath, lent his name to the Acclaim-published game Freestyle Motocross: McGrath vs. Pastrana, released in 2000. Pastrana and McGrath starred in the 2001 Disney Channel movie Motocrossed. Pastrana is featured as a hidden surfer in the 2002 video game Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer.
Pastrana appears as a playable character in the 2004 video game MTX Mototrax, as well as appearing on the game’s box art. The game was originally titled Travis Pastrana’s Pro MotoX and MTX: Mototrax featuring Travis Pastrana.