DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona 500 will start Monday night at 6 p.m. CT.
Heavy rain soaked Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, forcing NASCAR to postpone the event for the first time in its 54-year history.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance Companies
The 500-mile race initially was rescheduled for noon Monday. It was still raining Monday morning.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
Carl Edwards, runner-up to Tony Stewart in last year’s championship race, will start from the pole. Former IndyCar star Danica Patrick will make her Daytona 500 debut.MORE NEWS: Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State Lines
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