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Sport Daytona 500 delayed until Monday because of inclement weather

03:55  17 february  2020
03:55  17 february  2020 Source:   nascar.com

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The 62nd running of the Daytona 500 will resume at 4 p.m. ET on Monday from Daytona International Speedway (FOX, FOX Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Inclement weather forced the move after heavy rains came into the area in the late afternoon Sunday and persisted through the

The Daytona 500 will have to wait another day. The season-opening race had to be postponed as heavy rain The actual start of the race had been delayed already after a shower popped up at the Daytona International Should more weather trouble come into the area during the Monday restart

The 62nd running of the Daytona 500 will resume at 4 p.m. ET on Monday from Daytona International Speedway (FOX, FOX Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Inclement weather forced the move after heavy rains came into the area in the late afternoon Sunday and persisted through the evening hours.

When the red flag waved Sunday, pole winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was still in the lead in the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet. Stenhouse led all 20 of the opening laps.

Joey Logano, in the No. 22 Team Penske Ford, was in second place, with Aric Almirola, Ryan Newman and Kevin Harvick rounding out the top five. When the race resumes, there will be 45 laps remaining in Stage 1 of the three-stage race.

This is the second time the Daytona 500 has been delayed until Monday because of weather. The first was in 2012.

This story will be updated.

Authorities: Man shot in Daytona, one person detained .
A person was shot in the leg in Daytona Beach on Sunday afternoon, police said. The shooting occurred at Segrave Street and Pierce Avenue off of Mason Avenue around 2:43 p.m. A man was detained at the scene where police taped off an area of the Segrave Avenue as their crime scene and an investigators marked the spots where four shell casings were found. [READ MORE: Police seek suspects in Daytona Beach shooting] © News-Journal/Patricio G. Balona/The Daytona Beach News-Journal/TNS Daytona Beach police said one person was shot in the leg on Sunday afternoon at Segrave Street and Pierce Avenue.

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