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NASCAR America live at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN: 2018 Hall of Fame class named

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Today’s episode of NASCAR America airs for 90 minutes on NBCSN from 5:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Carolyn Manno hosts with Parker Kligerman in Stamford, Connecticut while Krista Voda anchors coverage from the NASCAR Hall of Fame for today’s naming of the Hall’s 2018 induction class. Voda will be joined by Jeff Burton and Nate Ryan.

On today’s show:

  • Today we are live from the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, where we’ll reveal the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class as well as the recipient of the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Plus, we’ll hear from the members of the newly elected class while our panel of experts weigh-in with their reactions.
  • Marty Snider will also be at the Hall for several interviews.

Just a reminder, on Friday we’ll preview the biggest day in motorsports with reports from Monaco, Indianapolis, and of course, Charlotte. It’s the NASCAR America Motorsports Special at 3:30 ET on NBCSN.

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

If you plan to stream the show on your laptop or portable device, be sure to have your username and password from your cable/satellite/telco provider handy so your subscription can be verified.

Once you enter 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: Slugger Labbe says why he left Richard Childress Racing (video)

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Slugger Labbe announced Monday that after six seasons, he would be leaving the No. 3 team of Austin Dillon and Richard Childress Racing.

While he does not rule out a potential return to RCR at some point in the future, for now he’s just taking a break and fielding potential opportunities from other organizations.

Justin Alexander will take over as Dillon’s crew chief immediately, just in time for arguably the most difficult race on the schedule, Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

NASCAR America live at 5:30 p.m. ET: 2018 NASCAR schedule revealed, Slugger Labbe

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Today’s episode of NASCAR America airs for 90 minutes on NBCSN from 5:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Carolyn Manno hosts with Parker Kligerman in Stamford, Connecticut while Steve Letarte and Greg Biffle join the show from Burton’s Garage.

On today’s show:

* We’ll reveal the 2018 NASCAR schedule and hear from NASCAR Executive VP Steve O’Donnell. We’ll get his take on the changes to the schedule and what they mean to NASCAR going forward.

* Crew chief Slugger Labbe talks to Marty Snider to discuss his midseason departure from Richard Childress Racing. He’ll explain what led to this decision and what might be next for his career.

* Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso and last year’s Indy 500 champion Alexander Rossi join NASCAR America, as the two prepare for Sunday’s running of the Indianapolis 500. To get us ready for the big race, Parker Kligerman will hop into the NBCSN iRacing Simulator to show what it’s like to navigate the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar-style.

* My Home Track: 50 States in 50 Shows heads out to the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico. It’s home to the legendary Unser family and site of today’s featured track, Cardinal Speedway.

Just a reminder, the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class will be revealed live tomorrow on NASCAR America, coverage begins at 5:30 ET. On Friday, we’ll preview the biggest day in motorsports with reports from Monaco, Indianapolis, and of course, Charlotte. It’s the NASCAR America Motorsports Special at 3:30 ET on NBCSN.

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

If you plan to stream the show on your laptop or portable device, be sure to have your username and password from your cable/satellite/telco provider handy so your subscription can be verified.

Once you enter 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: Kyle Busch, crew chief discuss their first All-Star Race win

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On a night with a special format and a special tire, Kyle Busch did one of the few things he had yet to accomplish in his NASCAR career.

Busch won his first Cup Series event at Charlotte Motor Speedway with his victory in the Monster Energy All-Star Race.

Afterward Busch and his crew chief, Adam Stevens, talked with NASCAR America in Victory Lane about their $1 million win.

“It means a lot to me and my team to finally win here at Charlotte, to break through to where we wanted to be and where we’ve tried to be for so long,” Busch said.

Busch led all 10 laps of the final segment following a three-wide pass on the restart of Brad Keselowksi and Jimmie Johnson.

“That’s what All-Star Race are made of. That’s what this race was born off of,” Busch said. “Making some daring, bold moves and having them stick.”

Watch the video for the rest of Busch’s comments.

NASCAR America: 50 States in 50 Shows: New Jersey

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After a week of NASCAR America returns today with the next edition of “50 States in 50 Show,” with a look at the state of New Jersey, which is the home of Martin Truex Jr., Hall of Fame nominee Ray Evernham and the subject of today’s segment, Wall Stadium Speedway.

The 1/3-mile speedway is located in Wall Township, which is about 40 miles east of the Trenton.

Evernham called into NASCAR America to discuss the track, which has been hosting races since 1950.

“Growing up on the Jershey shore, there was a lot of stock-car racing in that area,” Evernham said. “That was a pavement track and it was a Saturday night place to go. .. The racing was great. It’s because of the banked track. There was a lot of dirt tracks and flatter tracks around there, but at the time Wall promoted that it was banked just like Daytona (International Speedway).”

Watch the video for more from Evernham, Truex about the track.