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Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday. The race was pushed until Monday at 1 p.m.

Weather has been a problem all weekend at Bristol, where Friday qualifications were washed out. On Saturday, the Xfinity Series race had a lengthy stoppage for rain.

Cup points leader Kyle Larson will start on the pole next to Chase Elliott.

Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Apr. 23
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kyle Larson3156
2Chase Elliott2984
3Martin Truex Jr.2757
4Brad Keselowski2743
5Joey Logano2435
6Ryan Blaney2248
7Kyle Busch21124
8Jamie McMurray20911
9Clint Bowyer20413
10Kevin Harvick1981
11Jimmie Johnson19031
12Trevor Bayne16410