WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA feat. Dale Jr., Steve Letarte & Kyle Larson

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NASCAR AMERICA will continue to look back on the Pocono 400 this afternoon at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN. But in case you can’t be near a TV, you can CLICK HERE to stream it online and on your mobile device with NBC Sports Live Extra.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. brought home his second win of the season and his first career victory at Pocono Raceway. In today’s episode, he and crew chief Steve Letarte (who will be part of NBC’s NASCAR coverage next season) will talk with NBCSN’s Kelli Stavast about their run on Sunday.

Also coming up today:

  • NBCSN’s Marty Snider chats with Kyle Larson, who continued his strong Sprint Cup rookie season with a fifth-place performance on one of NASCAR’s most challenging circuits.
  • The best sights and sounds from Pocono have all been gathered for another edition of Scan All 43.
  • Plus, we’ll have highlights from today’s teleconference involving Brad Keselowski, who lost out to Dale Jr. on Sunday after dominating much of the race.

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Again, CLICK HERE at 5 p.m. ET to watch NBCSN’s NASCAR AMERICA.

Fernando Alonso completes first test with United Autosports

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Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso enjoyed his first outing with United Autosports, with whom he will contest the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, in their Ligier JS P217 LMP2 chassis.

The McLaren Formula 1 driver completed the test at Motorland Aragon in Spain alongside co-driver Phil Hanson, who will be a teammate with Alonso at next year’s 24-hour Daytona enduro. Filipe Albuquerque, a former GT class winner at the Rolex 24, was also on hand to help Alonso and the team ahead of Alonso’s first run in an LMP2 car, which comes only a couple days after he made his LMP1 testing debut with Toyota. Albuquerque races with Mustang Sampling Racing in IMSA, but will return to United’s European Le Mans Series program for all but one race in 2018.

“I had a great first test with United Autosports. Obviously, we are on a really tight schedule between now and Daytona, but it was nice to jump in the car for the first time,” said Alonso, who will rejoin the team at the official Roar Before the 24 test on January 5-7.

Alonso added, “There’s quite a few switches and things to study so it was important to do this initial shakedown before Daytona, so I could fully learn about the car. I’m happy with everything – the car felt great and the team were fantastic. The atmosphere here is wonderful, like a big family, so today has been amazing. I cannot wait for Daytona.”

Team owner Zak Brown, who also serves as executive director of McLaren Technology Group and helps lead the McLaren Formula 1 effort, shared Alonso’s enthusiasm and was not surprised he was able to acclimate himself relatively quickly.

“Fernando’s first test with United Autosports went awesome as expected. He is a world champion and it is a pleasure to have him in our car,” he said of Alonso’s debut with the team.

Alonso is currently schedule to contest the Rolex 24 with the aforementioned Hanson and McLaren test driver Lando Norris.