WATCH LIVE: NASCAR AMERICA recaps Texas mayhem at 7 p.m. ET

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You can’t say Sunday’s middle race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Eliminator Round wasn’t memorable.

It took two green-white-checkered finishes to settle the outcome in Texas, and while Jimmie Johnson emerged victorious, his teammate Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski got involved in the second post-race fight that’s occurred over the last four weeks.

We’ll have every angle of the race – and its aftermath – covered on a special, one-hour edition of NASCAR AMERICA tonight at 7 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.

On tap for today:

  • NASCAR on NBC contributor Nate Ryan calls into the show to discuss potential fines and penalties that NASCAR could level on those involved in the Texas tussle…
  • Gordon’s 29th place finish has dropped him into the fourth and final advance position to the Sprint Cup Championship Race ahead of next weekend’s Eliminator finale in Phoenix. NBCSN’s Kelli Stavast will speak with Gordon’s crew chief, Alan Gustafson, to talk about how the team plans to rebound…
  • With Denny Hamlin second in the Chase Grid and Matt Kenseth fifth, Joe Gibbs Racing could send both of its remaining Chasers to the Championship Race. NBCSN’s Jason Weigandt will have more on the team’s strategy for Phoenix in his report from JGR headquarters…
  • Also, with all the pressure, intensity and fisticuffs we’ve seen in the last few weeks, is this really what NASCAR – and more importantly, the fans – wanted with this new Chase format? Our team will weigh in…

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Steve Torrence takes NHRA points lead with Gatornationals victory

NHRA Gainesville Steve Torrence
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two-time defending NHRA Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence took the points lead Sunday in the AMALIE Motor Oil Gatornationals, beating his father, Billy, in the final round at Gainesville Raceway.

Torrence had a 3.809-second run at 322.11 mph to win for the third time this year and 39th overall. He is now on track for another championship despite missing the season opener.

“We’ve got some good momentum and to be in the points lead, it’s a testament to how hard these guys work,” Steve Torrence said after the NHRA Gainesville victory. “We’ve just got to stay focused and concentrate on what the task at hand is, and that’s trying to win a championship. These guys give me an unbelievable race car and you just try not to screw it up.”

Ron Capps won in Funny Car, Alex Laughlin in Pro Stock and Matt Smith in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

Capps raced to his second win this year and 66th overall, beating Tim Wilkerson with a 3.937 at 323.12 in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat.

Laughlin topped Aaron Stanfield with a 7.068 at 204.76 in a Chevrolet Camaro for his first win this season and fourth in his career. Smith rode to his first victory in 2020 and 25th overall, topping Andrew Hines with a 6.843 at 196.99 on an EBR.