WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA recaps a wild night in Charlotte at 4:30 p.m. ET

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Kevin Harvick won Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, relieving himself of the pressure of finishing well in next weekend’s elimination race at Talladega.

But the return of “The Closer” was ultimately overshadowed by the post-race donnybrook that involved Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, and Denny Hamlin – and ended with the normally mild-mannered Kenseth attacking Keselowski from behind between two haulers.

NASCAR AMERICA will have everything from Charlotte covered in a one-hour edition that airs 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.

Here’s what’s on tap for today’s special edition:

  • NASCAR on NBC contributor Nate Ryan calls in to discuss NASCAR’s own reaction to the fight and what we may see in terms of penalties and/or fines…
  • NBCSN’s Marty Snider reports from the Joe Gibbs Racing shop on their thoughts about Saturday night’s race and post-race incidents. He’ll also report from Team Penske, which has Joey Logano safely in the Eliminator Round but Keselowski on the verge of elimination…
  • Also in Chase trouble are Hendrick Motorsports’ Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr., who may be up for elimination next weekend. We’ll examine what needs to be done if either are going to advance…

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

Santino Ferrucci will drive No. 14 for AJ Foyt Racing full time in 2023 IndyCar season

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Santino Ferrucci will return to full-time racing in the NTT IndyCar Series next season, joining AJ Foyt Racing.

Ferrucci had made eight IndyCar starts with three teams since his last full-time season in 2020 while also racing part time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this year.

He will drive the storied No. 14 Dallara-Chevrolet for four-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt’s team, which will field the car from its Waller, Texas headquarters.

“It’s incredibly exciting to be back in the INDYCAR Series full time,” Ferrucci said in a team release. “Being a part-time driver over the last two years has been hard for me, personally. I’m a race car driver, and I want to compete. Working with different teams has been exciting, and I’m proud that no matter which car I’ve raced, I’ve always shown speed and consistency. I couldn’t be more excited to join AJ Foyt Racing in the 14 Chevy. I can’t wait to make the best of it.”

Ferrucci, 24, had finished a career-best fourth in IndyCar four times, including the 104th Indy 500 in 2020. He was the 2019 Indy 500 rookie of the year with a sixth.

In nine Xfinity starts since 2021, Ferrucci has a career-best finish of 13th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

“I am thrilled to welcome Santino to the team,” Larry Foyt said in a release. “He’s shown a knack for getting toward the front of the field, and I think he is a racer who moves forward on race day. A.J. sees the fire in him and has enjoyed their meetings together. I think Santino’s experience will help his rookie teammate as well, so he is a great addition to our roster.”

Ferrucci will be teamed at AJ Foyt Racing with Benjamin Pedersen, who finished fifth in the 2022 Indy Lights standings. The team has yet to specify the number for Pedersen’s entry, which will be fielded out of its Indianapolis race shop.

Foyt’s two full-time drivers last season were Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kirkwood, who is moving to Andretti Autosport.