WATCH LIVE: Get ready for tonight’s Sprint Cup Awards on NASCAR AMERICA at 5 p.m. ET

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Tonight’s the night in Las Vegas, as NASCAR prepares to celebrate Kevin Harvick’s run to the championship in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards.

This afternoon’s edition of NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN will feature the latest news and reports from Sin City leading up to the ceremony.

You can watch NASCAR AMERICA today at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, or STREAM IT online or on your mobile device through NBC Sports Live Extra.

NBCSN reporter Kelli Stavast will chat with former Cup champions Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson about their respective 2014 seasons and tonight’s ceremony.

Also, long-time Cup crew chief Frank Stoddard will talk about what tonight means for the drivers, who are coming together to recognize their achievements after battling each other from February to November for the championship.

The NASCAR AMERICA gang will be handing out its own end-of-season awards as well, including: Best Driver Not To Win The Title, Best Under-The-Radar Season, Biggest Surprise of the Season, and Best Social Media Moment.

Plus, we’ll look back on the Top-5 moments in the history of Las Vegas Motor Speedway – which isn’t too far from the Strip, where all the action’s been happening during Champion’s Week.

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Again, CLICK HERE at 5 p.m. ET to watch NASCAR AMERICA.

Michael Schumacher’s son to make F1 practice debut at Nurburgring

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MARANELLO, Italy — Mick Schumacher, son of the legednary seven-time champion, will have an official Formula One drive during an F1 race weekend for the first time next week at the Nurburgring, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari said Tuesday.

Schumacher gets the practice drive in an Alfa Romeo on Oct. 9 on his home track in Germany as a member of Ferrari’s young driver program, taking over Antonio Giovinazzi’s car for the first session of the weekend.

“I am overjoyed to get this chance in free practice,” Schumacher said in a statement. “I’m going to prepare myself well, so that I can do the best possible job for the team and gain some valuable data for the weekend.”

The 21-year-old Schumacher leads the Formula 2 standings after winning races in Monza and Sochi. He won the European Formula 3 championship in 2018 and tested a Ferrari F1 car in Bahrain in April 2019. He also has done demonstration runs in his father’s old cars, most recently this month ahead of the Tuscan Grand Prix in a championship-winning 2004 Ferrari.

Michael Schumacher holds the F1 record with 91 victories, which Lewis Hamilton is on the verge of tying.

Ferrari said two other drivers in its academy program will also get practice drives in Formula One.

Callum Ilott, a British driver who is second to Mick Schumacher in F2, will drive an F1 Haas at the Nurburgring on the same day as Schumacher. Russian driver Robert Shwartzman will drive in practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Dec. 11, though Ferrari hasn’t said for which team.

The German round was added to the F1 schedule after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the season and will be officially known as the Eifel Grand Prix after a nearby mountain range. The Nurburgring last hosted F1 in 2013.