NASCAR at Bristol: Heavy rain postpones Food City 500; race moved to Monday afternoon

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Heavy rain has officially postponed Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was scheduled to start at 2 p.m. on Fox, but weather conditions are not suitable for racing, NASCAR announced at Sunday's drivers meeting.

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Monday's conditions aren't that much better. Rain is expected in the morning and early afternoon. Brian Neudorff, a NASCAR Meteorologist for SB Nation, predicts there's "around a 60 percent" chance the race will be able to run Monday at 1 p.m.

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Here is the starting lineup for the Food City 500.

  • Kyle Larson

  • Chase Elliott

  • Martin Truex Jr.

  • Brad Keselowski

  • Joey Logano

  • Ryan Blaney

  • Kyle Busch

  • Jamie McMurray

  • Clint Bowyer

  • Kevin Harvick

  • Jimmie Johnson

  • Trevor Bayne

  • Ryan Newman

  • Erik Jones

  • Kurt Busch

  • Denny Hamlin

  • Kasey Kahne

  • Aric Almirola

  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.

  • Austin Dillon

  • Matt Kenseth

  • Daniel Suarez

  • Ty Dillon

  • AJ Allmendinger

  • Paul Menard

  • Chris Buescher

  • Michael McDowell

  • Danica Patrick

  • Landon Cassill

  • Cole Whitt

  • Matt DiBenedetto

  • David Ragan

  • Reed Sorenson

  • Corey LaJoie

  • Gray Gaulding

  • Jeffrey Earnhardt

  • Timmy Hill

  • Derrike Cope

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