Cup race delayed to Wednesday, due to rain at Texas Motor Speedway

Texas Motor Speedway

Rinse, repeat, you know the drill by now. For the third day in a row, NASCAR postponed the Autotrader Echopark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, due to rain. The 34th race of the NASCAR Cup Series season will resume Wednesday at 3 p.m.

NBCSN will carry the live television broadcast. PRN and SiriusXM will carry the radio broadcast.

In a year full of cancellations, delays and other challenges due to COVID-19, NASCAR officials want to get in the penultimate race of the Cup series and finish things on a high.

Cup race Delayed Again:  Now Pushed to Wednesday, due to Rain at Texas Motor Speedway

Clint Bowyer will lead the field back to green.

NASCAR red-flagged the race, after 52 laps, Sunday, because of weather issues. Bad weather persisted both Monday and Tuesday.

At press time, NASCAR hasn’t announced what effect this delay will have on this weekend’s races at Martinsville Speedway.

Stay tuned to LWOS’ Motorsport Coverage for the latest on this important race.




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FORT WORTH, Texas – October 25: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #14 Rush Truck Centers/Cummins Ford, leads the field during the NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Oct. 25, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images