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Daytona 500 postponed to Monday due to weather

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR announced Sunday that the Daytona 500 race has been postponed due to “persistent rain” at the Daytona International Speedway.

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The 66th “Great American Race” will be moved to Monday at 4 p.m. EST.

NASCAR also pushed the Xfinity Series Race to Monday, which was originally planned for Saturday. It will be at 11 a.m. EST.

This will be the first-ever Monday double-header at the Daytona International Speedway.

Fans looking to buy or sell reserved seats for the DAYTONA 500 should visit SeatGeek.

Tickets are available for Monday’s event.

Channel 9 will have coverage of the race on Eyewitness News.

Read: NASCAR Postpones Xfinity Series Race at Daytona International Speedway to Monday

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