WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA recaps Contender Round opener at 4:30 p.m. ET

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It’s Monday, it’s Chase time, and that means a special one-hour edition of NASCAR AMERICA coming at you today at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

In case you can’t be near a TV, you can also STREAM IT online and on your mobile device through NBC Sports Live Extra.

We’ll have a full recap and analysis of Sunday’s Contender Round opener at Kansas Speedway, which saw Joey Logano earn his second win of the Chase, a trip to the Eliminator Round, and the chance to not worry about having his season go to pieces in a crash at Talladega in two weeks.

Also on tap:

  • Marty Snider reports from Hendrick Motorsports after all four of their Chasers suffered through a rough afternoon in Kansas. With three of them – Kasey Kahne, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Jimmie Johnson – now below the Eliminator Round cutoff, HMS must now rebound next weekend at Charlotte to keep their championship hopes alive.
  • USA Today writer and NASCAR on NBC contributor Nate Ryan has more on the tire issues that helped ruin several afternoons, including those of Earnhardt and fellow title threat Brad Keselowski (Team Penske). How will tire manufacturer Goodyear choose to respond?
  • We’ll also see what lies ahead for top Sprint Cup rookies Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon. Larson again threatened to win his first Sprint Cup race before finishing behind Logano and Dillon picked up a Top-10 result with an eighth.

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Again, CLICK HERE at 4:30 p.m. ET to watch NBCSN’s NASCAR AMERICA.

Andretti United team names drivers for inaugural Extreme E season

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The Extreme E team formed by Andretti Autosport and United Autosports named Catie Munnings and Timmy Hansen as its drivers Monday for the series’ inaugural 2021 season.

Munnings is a successful veteran of rally series. Hansen is a past winner and champion in the World Rallycross Championship.

They both will race in the environmentally conscious electric SUV series that will hold events in five areas around the world that are threatened by climate change. Chip Ganassi Racing and six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton also are fielding cars in Extreme E, which will feature male and female co-drivers on every team.

Catie Munnings

“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.”

Timmy Hansen

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.”