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Rain Postpones Pennsylvania 400 At Pocono Raceway To Monday Morning

Rain Postpones Pennsylvania 400 At Pocono Raceway To Monday Morning

by July 31, 2016 0 comments

LONG POND, Pa. – Due to inclement weather, the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway has been postponed until Monday morning.

Early Sunday morning, NASCAR moved the start of the race up to 1:30 p.m., but just after 2:30 p.m., the Pennsylvania 400 was postponed. The race will now broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) at 11 a.m. NBCSN’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Countdown to Green will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Pole-sitter Martin Truex Jr. and Carl Edwards will lead the field to the green flag. Truex Jr. won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway in June of last year, while Carl Edwards found victory at the 2.5-mile track in 2005 and 2008.

According to The Weather Channel, the forecast for Monday’s start may be threatened by rain as well. At 11 a.m., there’s a 55% chance of rain, and as the day continues, the chance of rain is projected to increase.

Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images

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Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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