WATCH LIVE: Justin Wilson remembered on Tuesday’s NASCAR AMERICA at 5 p.m. ET, NBCSN

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NBCSN’s NASCAR AMERICA show will pay tribute to Justin Wilson, who died Monday from severe head injuries at age 37 after an accident at the Pocono Raceway on Sunday. It airs at 5 p.m. ET tonight on NBCSN and via live stream at NBC Sports Live Extra.

Wilson’s longtime teammate and friend AJ Allmendinger, who raced with Wilson at RuSPORT in Champ Car and with Michael Shank Racing in both GRAND-AM and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, will call in to the show. Wilson, Allmendinger, Ozz Negri and John Pew combined to deliver Shank a win at the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2012.

Additionally, Wilson’s longtime fellow open-wheel drivers Tony Kanaan and Helio Castroneves are set to call into the show.

NBC Sports Group F1 and IndyCar lead lap-by-lap announcer Leigh Diffey and veteran IndyCar pit reporter Jon Beekhuis will also join the show to discuss Wilson and safety in the motorsports world.

The IndyCar topics will go along with the usual NASCAR discussion, post-Bristol Motor Speedway, with Ryan Blaney and “Scan all 43” features scheduled.

Dave Briggs hosts from Stamford with Jeff Burton and Frank Stoddard at Burton’s Garage.

If you plan to stream today’s show on your laptop or portable device, be sure to have your username and password from your cable/satellite/telco provider handy so your subscription can be verified.

Once you plug in that information, you’ll have access to the stream.

Click here at 5:00 ET to watch NASCAR America live via the stream.

Mike Tirico and Danica Patrick team up again on NBC’s Indy 500 coverage

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Mike Tirico and Danica Patrick will return to NBC Sports’ coverage of the Indianapolis 500, which will be broadcast Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC (green flag at 2:30 p.m.).

Tirico and Patrick, who both joined NBC Sports for its inaugural coverage of the event last year, will reprise their roles as host and studio analyst.

One of the most versatile voices in sports, Tirico also hosts NBC Olympics’ primetime coverage, Football Night in America and many other premier events, including hosting on-site at Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier this year for the first-ever IndyCar-NASCAR crossover weekend.

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He again will be joined during prerace, in-race, and postrace coverage by Patrick, who became the first woman to lead the Indy 500 in 2005 and also was the first female pole-sitter in NASCAR driver.

They will make their debut together duing practice coverage on Aug. 21, on NBCSN.

“My first Indy 500 last year exceeded my very high expectations in every way,” Tirico said in a release. “Although this year’s race will take place under unprecedented circumstances, I can’t wait to get back to Indy. I’m confident that our team at the Brickyard will provide viewers with as exciting a viewing experience as possible. I am also thrilled that Danica Patrick is along for the ride again this year. We had such a great time last May and look forward to bringing Indy home for the viewers again.”

Said Patrick: “The Indianapolis 500 is an event that transcends mainstream and motorsports which is why it’s so special. We are living during a time that if we can bring people together, we should. Even if it’s not physically. I am honored to be back with the NBC Sports team and Mike Tirico. The memories I have from 15 years at IMS hold such a special place in my heart and I can’t wait to make more this year in the booth, or however we are positioned in 2020!”

This will mark NBC Sports’ second season as the exclusive home of the NTT IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500, which will take place in August for the first time ever because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.