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

Jimmie Johnson won in Bristol for the second time in his career.

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.

MORE: Everything you need to know about the Food City 500

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.

For the latest weather updates and news about the Food City 500, follow along below.

Ryan Blaney

Here is the starting lineup for the Food City 500.

  1. Kyle Larson
  2. Chase Elliott
  3. Martin Truex Jr.
  4. Brad Keselowski
  5. Joey Logano
  6. Ryan Blaney
  7. Kyle Busch
  8. Jamie McMurray
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Kevin Harvick
  11. Jimmie Johnson
  12. Trevor Bayne
  13. Ryan Newman
  14. Erik Jones
  15. Kurt Busch
  16. Denny Hamlin
  17. Kasey Kahne
  18. Aric Almirola
  19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  20. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  21. Austin Dillon
  22. Matt Kenseth
  23. Daniel Suarez
  24. Ty Dillon
  25. AJ Allmendinger
  26. Paul Menard
  27. Chris Buescher
  28. Michael McDowell
  29. Danica Patrick
  30. Landon Cassill
  31. Cole Whitt
  32. Matt DiBenedetto
  33. David Ragan
  34. Reed Sorenson
  35. Corey LaJoie
  36. Gray Gaulding
  37. Jeffrey Earnhardt
  38. Timmy Hill
  39. Derrike Cope

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