"I am extremely excited about making the move into full-time NASCAR competition in 2013 and equally thrilled to have the opportunity to make that move with (team owner) Jack Roush and the team at Roush Fenway Racing," Pastrana said.
The No. 60 entry of Roush Fenway is the winningest car in series history. In 2011, the No. 60 team claimed the Nationwide Series owner's championship with Carl Edwards behind the wheel.
Pastrana has made nine-career starts in the Nationwide Series, mostly with Pastrana-Waltrip Racing and RAB Racing in Toyotas prepared by PWR. He did drive the No. 60 car for RFR once last year, starting fifth and finishing 17th at Richmond International Raceway.
"I am very serious about making this move running competitively and ultimately winning races in NASCAR," Pastrana said.
As full-time driver of the No. 60, Pastrana will be a teammate to Trevor Bayne, who returns to full-time Nationwide competition behind the wheel of the No. 6. Chad Norris will serve as Pastrana's crew chief.
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