Food City 500 postponed until Monday because of weather

BRISTOL, TN - APRIL 15: The field sits on pit road during a red flag rain delay during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 15, 2018 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed from Sunday to Monday because of the rain.

Per the Associated Press: NASCAR says the completion of the Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway has been postponed until Monday.

The postponement comes just 46 laps shy of the race becoming official.

NASCAR hopes to complete the final 296 laps of the 500-lap race on Monday, but there is also a chance for more rain - and possibly even some snow. Otherwise, the race will resume at 1 p.m.

Kyle Larson is the leader.

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