Watch LIVE: NASCAR America at 5:30 p.m. ET featuring Scan All

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Today’s episode of NASCAR America airs from 5:30 – 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN and starts to look ahead to elimination weekend at Phoenix International Raceway.

Carolyn Manno hosts with Kyle Petty and Parker Kligerman in Stamford, Connecticut.

On today’s show:

  • With today being Election Day we have some polls for you to take. Watch for them on the show and then head to NBCSports.com/NASCARVote to place your vote.
  • This Sunday is elimination day at Phoenix. We break down the six drivers still looking for a spot in the Championship 4 and how they’ve performed so far in the Round of 8.
  • Xfinity Series driver and Chase contender Blake Koch calls in to discuss being on the verge of making a surprise trip to Homestead-Miami Speedway with a shot at the championship. But first, he has to battle one of his best friends.
  • A look at last weekend’s action from Texas Motor Speedway with Scan All.

If you can’t catch the show on TV, you also can watch it via the online stream at http://nascarstream.nbcsports.com

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Once you plug-in that information, you’ll have access to the stream.

Click here at 5:30 p.m. ET to watch live via the stream.

NASCAR America: Is there cause for concern with Jimmie Johnson’s performance thus far?

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It’s no secret that Jimmie Johnson is off to a slow start in 2017.

The defending and seven-time NASCAR Cup champion has a starting average of 21.8 and a finishing average of 18.8 in the first five races of this season.

He has just one top-10 finish (ninth at Phoenix), along with 34th at Daytona, 19th at Atlanta, 11th at Las Vegas and 21st Sunday at Fontana.

And let’s not forget he’s 17th in the NASCAR Cup standings heading to one of his strongest tracks, Martinsville Speedway, this Sunday.

On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, we discussed this: After such a slow start to the season, is there a cause for concern over Johnson’s performance?

NASCAR America: Mark Martin is definitely a Kyle Larson fan

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On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin shared his experience of racing in his home state of Arkansas, as well as the excitement he feels watching  Kyle Larson compete in the Cup series.

NASCAR America: Kyle Larson involved in minor fender bender while leaving Fontana

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Kyle Larson‘s spectacular weekend at Auto Club Speedway — winning both Saturday’s Xfinity Series race and Sunday’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Cup event — left him feeling good.

But shortly upon exiting the facility, Larson and several others were involved in a fender-bender right outside the Speedway. Larson was a passenger, not the driver.

No one was injured, Larson tweeted.

But somehow, isn’t that strange fate?

NASCAR America: Kyle Larson’s Fontana win shows continued maturing as a driver

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Kyle Larson finally broke his streak of three straight runner-up finishes with his win in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.

On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, the crew discussed his win as well as his maturation as a driver.