NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Talladega preview, Hendrick Motorsports interviews

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Today’s episode of NASCAR America airs from 5 – 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and features more coverage of Wednesday’s news that Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus will not work together in 2019.

Carolyn Manno hosts with Parker Kligerman from the NBC Stamford Studio.

On today’s show:

  • Marty Snider sits down with Johnson and Knaus to get their thoughts on the decision and outlook on the future. We’ll also hear from the driver who will be working with Knaus in 2019, William Byron.
  • Sirius XM NASCAR Radio’s Pete Pistone calls in with his take on the Johnson/Knaus split and what the fans have been saying.
  • “The Mayor” Jeff Burton speaks to Joey Logano, who is seeking his fourth career win at Talladega and a ticket into the Round of 8. Are Logano and Team Penske the teams to beat this Sunday. Parker talks about Team Penske’s strategy for this weekend.
  • Plus, Carolyn and Parker reveal their Fantasy picks for Sunday, along with a preview of Parker’s new show “Proving Grounds” that makes its debut on Oct. 21 on NBCSN.

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