Bristol Delayed Due To Rain

Crew members push the #11 FedEx Express Toyota through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 19, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. Credit: 320985Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images
Crew members push the #11 FedEx Express Toyota through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 19, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. Credit: 320985Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images

Posted on August 20, 2016

Article by  David Lear with Tennessee Gazette

Bristol, Tennessee–NASCAR was forced to postpone Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway after 48 of a scheduled 500 laps. The race was delayed due to lightning and persistent rain. Kyle Busch lead the drivers into the weather delay with rookies Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney behind him in second and third. This is the third race of 2016 delayed by rain. The race will resume at 1 p.m. ET Sunday with TV coverage on CNBC. Radio coverage is on PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

 

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