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00:35  25 february  2018
00:35  25 february  2018 Source:   ap.org

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— The start of Sunday's Monster Energy Cup race has been moved up one hour because of the threat of rain . The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway There is a 100 percent chance of rain Monday, causing additional complications for NASCAR crews that must move equipment to Las Vegas for next

NASCAR Cup race in Atlanta to start an hour earlier because of rain threat . There is a 100 percent chance of rain Monday, causing additional complications for NASCAR crews that must move equipment to Las Vegas for next week's event.

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(AP) -- The start of Sunday's Monster Energy Cup race has been moved up one hour because of the threat of rain . Darrell Wallace Jr., jokes with teammates before qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Cup series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Feb.

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) The start of Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup race has been moved up one hour because of the threat of rain . The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will now start at 1:06 p.m. EST. According to weather.com, there is an 80 percent chance of rain Sunday

HAMPTON, Ga. --  The start of Sunday's Monster Energy Cup race has been moved up one hour because of the threat of rain.

The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will now start at 1:06 p.m. EST.

According to weather.com, there is an 80 percent chance of rain Sunday, with the probability increasing during the day. There is a 100 percent chance of rain Monday, causing additional complications for NASCAR crews that must move equipment to Las Vegas for next week's event.

Kyle Busch won the pole Friday, edging Ryan Newman. Brad Keselowski won last year's race.

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