Today’s episode of NASCAR America is a 90-minute affair that begins at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and previews this weekend’s action at Kansas Speedway.
We also bring you an exclusive interview with team owner Jack Roush after Ricky Stenhouse Jr.‘s big win at Talladega.
Carolyn Manno hosts from Stamford, Connecticut. Steve Letarte and Greg Biffle join her from NBC Charlotte.
On Today’s show:
We focus on top drivers who’ve yet to win this season. Can Kevin Harvick or the Joe Gibbs Racing drivers break through? Be sure to visit NBCSports.com/NASCARvote and make your choice on who’s going to break through first
· Drivers and crew chiefs seem to be at odds regarding penalties issued to Aric Almirola and the 43 team. Was the penalty too harsh for a mild infraction or deserving for breaking a well-established rule? We’ll discuss.
· The impact of legendary NASCAR owner Jack Roush goes far beyond the championships his team has won. Jeff Burton sits down with his old boss to discuss the past, present and future of Roush Fenway Racing and the sport.
· What does Clint Bowyer know about his home state of Kansas? We’ll find out in our latest State Quiz, but one thing is for sure – with Bowyer on deck, it will be entertaining.
· My Home Track: 50 States in 50 Shows heads to New Hampshire. The Granite State is home to today’s featured track of Speedway 51.
· The 23rd Annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America begins Saturday! Kyle and 200 other riders will ride across the Northwest to raise money for Victory Junction. We’ll hear how he previewed the event to Nate Ryan.
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