Regular rain has washed out Saturday’s observe exercise on the filth at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The NASCAR Tenting World Truck Collection’ 150-lap characteristic race has been postponed to 9 p.m. ET Sunday on FS2.
Qualifying heats for each the Truck and Cup Collection have been cancelled.
The Cup Collection’ 250-lap characteristic race stays scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX.
WUnderground.com’s forecast for Sunday consists of scattered thunderstorms and a excessive of 57 levels with a 44% likelihood of rain at first of the Cup race.
The forecast modifications to partially cloudy skies and a excessive of fifty levels with only a 4% likelihood of rain at first of the Truck race.
Following a delay for observe prep after earlier rainfall, the primary of 4 qualifying heats for the Vans obtained underway. Nevertheless it was red-flagged after a single lap on account of main quantities of mud protecting the vehicles’ grilles and windshields.
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Whereas the Truck crews labored to take away the mud off their automobiles, a bunch of filth late fashions got here out to show laps at velocity and work the observe in. However round 5:30 p.m. ET, the rain returned.
Shortly after 6 p.m. ET, NASCAR formally known as off Saturday actions.
Earlier than the announcement, Cup Collection common Kevin Harvick – who’s additionally driving the No. 17 David Gilliland Racing entry within the Truck race – informed Fox Sports activities that the opening lap was “most likely essentially the most uncomfortable I’ve ever been in a race automotive.”
“Actually, actually unsafe circumstances up to now, so far as imaginative and prescient goes,” he added. “I simply needed to look left and go off what you realize of the race observe.”