As we put Pocono in our rearview mirror and start looking ahead to this Sunday’s race at Michigan, the NASCAR AMERICA team has a jam-packed show in store for you on Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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As for today’s show, Rick Allen, Kyle Petty and Jeff Burton will anchor things down from “Burton’s Garage” and get you caught up on news in the world of NASCAR.
Other highlights of Wednesday’s show include:
* Marty Snider and Jamie McMurray visit with Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles.
* NBC Sports’ Lewis Johnson visits with Max Seigel, former head of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity, and now the CEO of USA Track and Field.
*We’ll also do our midweek breakdown of the next race on the schedule – in this case, Sunday’s Michigan Quicken Loans 400.
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“I’m so excited to join Andretti United Extreme E,” Munnings said in a release. ““I was really intrigued when I first heard about Extreme E, I just knew I had to be involved. The male / female racing partnership is a fantastic and exciting new concept. The season has incredible locations and the racing will be very exciting. It will be a new challenge for the teams and drivers, and I’m so thrilled to be working with such a strong team.
“The championship is a really innovative concept, it’s combining motorsport and science and will produce an important legacy in each race location. Bringing the platform that motorsport has in line with the awareness that the planet needs right now is awesome and a really important message.”
Said Hansen: “Going into the Extreme E will be a new chapter in my career, one that I am extremely excited about. It is something brand new, not only for me, but the whole of motorsport. The format is something
we’ve never seen before. I’m also delighted to be able to carry the message of something bigger – talking about the environment and doing something good for the world – that’s something that really drives me. It’s going to be a big adventure in life to see these locations and I’m going to do my best in carrying this responsibility and hopefully making people aware of the challenges we have in the world, together with our passion for racing.”