NASCAR has moved the start time for Wednesday’s Cup race at Darlington Raceway to 6 p.m. ET because of forecasted rain.
The race was to have started at 8 p.m. ET. The race will air on FS1.
The wunderground.com forecast for the start of Wednesday’s race calls for thunderstorms with a high of 72 degrees and a 90% chance of rain.
Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway
Here is the info for today’s race.
(All times are Eastern)
START: Guy Fieri will give the command to start engines at 6:14 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave for the Toyota 500 at 6:26 p.m.
PRERACE: Garage access health screening begins at 10 a.m. (teams are assigned specific times). Engine prime and final adjustments at 4 p.m. Drivers report to their cars at 5:50 p.m. The invocation will be given at 6:05 p.m. by car owner Joe Gibbs. The National Anthem will be performed at 6:06 p.m. by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jewel.
DISTANCE: The race is 228 laps (311 miles/500k) around the 1.366-mile oval.
COMPETITION CAUTION: To be announced.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 60. Stage 2 ends on Lap 125.
TV/RADIO: FS1 will televise the race. Motor Racing Network will broadcast the race and can also be heard at mrn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry MRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: The wunderground.com forecast calls for thunderstorms with a high of 70 degrees and 92% chance of rain at the race’s start.
LINEUP (top 20 finishers from Sunday inverted, rest start where finished): Click here for Cup starting lineup
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