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Daytona 500: Race Is Delayed as Mother Nature Won’t Go Away

We all figured the 1:29 P.M. EST start would be delayed, and now the announcement has come. The race is delayed indefinitely as track officials will wait until the rain stops before track drying efforts can come to life.A band of showers stretches across the whole central part of Florida through the Gulf as we have to wait for the sky to clear.Track officials said it takes at least two hours to dry the track after the rain has quit before we can get the Daytona  500 started. That means if the rain would end now, the 54th Annual Daytona 500 won't start until 3:30 at the earliest.I think we eventually will see cars on the 2.5-mile high banked oval as they have lights at Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR doesn't want to cancel the...

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