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NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Kyle Busch, Martin Truex struggle at Dega while Aric Almirola shines

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Today’s NASCAR America airs from 5-6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Carolyn Manno and Nate Ryan from Stamford. Dale Jarrett will join from Charlotte with a look back at all the action for last week’s playoff race at Talladega.

  • We’ll recap Sunday’s race at Talladega that saw Aric Almirola end his 149-race winless streak and advance to the Round of 8. What does his victory mean for Almirola’s championship hopes going forward?
  • Plus, we’ll examine the run of dominance of Stewart-Haas Racing in the Round of 12. Can all 4 of the team’s drivers find their way to Miami to battle for a championship?
  • We’ll discuss the recent struggles of Cup Series champions Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. How does their performance of late bode for their chances to make it to Miami?
  • Kyle Larson had a lot to say following Sunday’s race and it wasn’t positive. Facing elimination, how will Larson approach Kansas this weekend? Dave Burns reports from the Chip Ganassi Shop on the state of the 42 team.
  • Plus, we begin our celebration of NASCAR America’s upcoming 1,000th episode (Friday, 6 ET) with highlights from our vault.

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NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Dissecting Cup, Xfinity playoffs

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Today’s NASCAR America airs from 5-6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Carolyn Manno hosts and is joined by Parker Kligerman and Landon Cassill.

On today’s show:

  • Two races down and one to go in the Round of 16 of the Monster Energy Series Playoffs. Kyle Busch was able to secure his spot in the next round with his 50th career victory.  What did our experts see in his performance with a guaranteed ticket to the Round of 12 in his pocket?

 

  • We’ll also examine the rest of the playoff leaderboard. Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr. are safely through to the Round of 12, while Kevin Harvick is a virtual lock. How about those other 12 drivers? We’ll look at the playoff driver movement at Richmond. Who were the big winners and who needs to be concerned heading to the Charlotte Roval for the first elimination race of the Playoffs?

 

  • We’ll examine the current Xfinity Series playoff picture. Christopher Bell completed his season sweep of Richmond and punched his ticket to the Round of 8. We’ll also recap the return of Dale Earnhardt Jr. to NASCAR competition.

 

  • If fans have a question for today’s show, please use #NASCARAmerica and we’ll answer it live.

 

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NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Scan All Las Vegas, IndyCar’s Scott Dixon

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Today’s NASCAR America airs from 5-6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Carolyn Manno hosts and is joined by Kyle Petty in Stamford, Connecticut. Jeff Burton joins from his garage.

On today’s show:

  • The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are in full swing, but today the focus is on Charlotte for NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Media Day. We’ll hear from playoff drivers Justin Allgaier, Christopher Bell, Elliott Sadler, and others.
  • Five-time IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon joins the show to talk about his most recent title.
  • We review Sunday’s playoff race at Las Vegas that saw hot temperatures, high tempers, and several playoff drivers involved in accidents. It’s the latest edition of Scan All.

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NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: More on Furniture Row Racing ceasing operations

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NASCAR America airs from 5-6 p.m. ET today on NBCSN and will have coverage of Furniture Row Racing’s announcement that it will close its doors after this season, a year after winning the Cup title with Martin Truex Jr.

Carolyn Manno hosts and is joined by Parker Kligerman, Steve Letarte and Nate Ryan.

On today’s show:

  • We’ll discuss Furniture Row Racing’s announcement that it will cease operations at the end of the 2018 season. We’ll have reaction from team owner Barney Visser and reigning Monster Energy Series champion Martin Truex Jr. NBCSports.com NASCAR writer Nate Ryan calls in with the details.

 

  • Steve & Parker will weigh in on what this decision means for Martin Truex Jr. and for NASCAR overall.

 

  • Sirius XM NASCAR Radio’s Pete Pistone calls in to give his take on the Furniture Row Racing news, in addition to some other trending topics.

 

  • Plus, today’s edition of Scan All re-visits Brad Keselowski’s victory in Sunday night’s Southern 500 at historic Darlington Raceway.

 

 

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NASCAR America 5 p.m. ET: Looking ahead to this weekend’s Southern 500

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NASCAR America airs from 5-5:30 p.m. ET today on NBCSN and is followed at 5:30 p.m. ET by an episode of the Dale Jr. Download where Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks to with Kasey Kahne, who recently announced he would not run full-time after this season.

Carolyn Manno hosts today’s NASCAR America and is joined by Kyle Petty.

On today’s show:

  • Veterans or Rookies: Who has a better shot of winning the Southern 500 and breaking into the playoff field? Kyle Petty talks about what you really need to do at the track “Too Tough to Tame.”
  • Today’s “7 Decades of Darlington” looks back at Richard Petty’s 1970’s crash and how that moment added a new safety feature to the cars we see every week.
  • SiriusXM’s Pete Pistone joins the show to discuss this weekend’s race and Martin Truex Jr’s future with Furniture Row Racing.

If you can’t catch today’s show on TV, watch it online 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.

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