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.