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Rain washes out practice, qualifying for Brickyard 400

Rain washes out practice, qualifying for Brickyard 400

Thus, the starting grid has been set per the provisions in the NASCAR rulebook.

The Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard has been postponed to Monday due to inclement weather.

As a result of the rain, this new start time could not be adhered to. Unfortunately rain and mist has been on the track all day and plans for the Cup race have been on hold. It's expected to start at 10 a.m. However, given the fact that drying a 2.5-mile track is certainly not the easiest task in the world, there is still no guarantee that the race will get underway today.

Rain has been steady throughout the weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, washing out practices and qualifying and postponing the NASCAR Xfinity race originally scheduled for Saturday.

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Persistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR's regular season. It will run at 2 p.m., after the rescheduled Xfinity Series race.

Kyle Busch is on the pole for Monday's Brickyard 400, with Kevin Harvick joining him on the front row. It is set to be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network.

When the 25 running of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard does commence, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will serve as this year's honorary pace vehicle driver and lead the field to the green flag.