WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA at 5 pm ET – Hamlin, recap first 8 races, Richmond nuances, Virginia racing history


As the NASCAR world returns from its Easter break, Wednesday on NASCAR AMERICA we start our in-depth focus on this Saturday’s race at Richmond International Raceway.

Remember to tune in at at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra for online or mobile device.

Leigh Diffey and Wally Dallenbach will host from our Stamford, Conn., studios.

On today’s show:

* Wally breaks down the nuances of Richmond International Raceway and what drivers and fans can expect in Saturday night’s race there.

* Kelli Stavast visits Denny Hamlin at Joe Gibbs Racing to talk about the season thus far, as well as how his past success at Richmond (2 wins, 7 top-five and 9 top-10 finishes in 15 starts there) could help turn around some of the struggles he’s had this season.

* Season review of the first eight races.

* As the NASCAR world heads to Richmond, we continue our look at racing history in the 50 states with this week’s feature focusing on Virginia, and hosted by legendary Eli Gold.

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