NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Texas postponed to Monday after 52 laps

NASCAR will end the Texas playoff race on Monday.

A persistent mist pressured NASCAR to push Sunday’s Cup Sequence race to 10 a.m. ET Monday. The race will start on lap 53 on NBC Sports activities Community.

Sunday’s race started with a heavy overcast sky and a few mist. That mist may need precipitated Chris Buescher, J.J. Yeley and Kevin Harvick all to hit the wall in Flip 2 whereas drivers like Denny Hamlin and Cole Custer had been capable of stop their automobiles from hitting the barrier. The choice to postpone the race got here almost 4 hours after the race was first delayed.

The race was red-flagged after 52 laps with Clint Bowyer within the lead. The scheduled 334-lap, 500-mile race is the second within the third spherical of the NASCAR playoffs. Harvick entered Sunday’s race in second place within the standings and as a digital lock to make the ultimate 4. However he sits in 36th after his run-in with the wall.

The forecast for Monday is just not nice. Rain is taken into account seemingly for a lot of the day with an anticipated excessive of 56 levels.

Jimmie Johnson leads the field with visible mist in the air.
Simply 52 of 334 scheduled laps acquired accomplished on Sunday. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Photos)

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Nick Bromberg is a author for Yahoo Sports activities.

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