Grid set by points at The Glen

It's stopped raining in Watkins Glen, but seepage throughout the race track has forced NASCAR and track officials to cancel time trial laps for NEXTEL Cup teams. The field for Sunday's race will be set my points. That puts Jimmie Johnson on the...

It's stopped raining in Watkins Glen, but seepage throughout the race track has forced NASCAR and track officials to cancel time trial laps for NEXTEL Cup teams. The field for Sunday's race will be set my points.

That puts Jimmie Johnson on the pole, followed by Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth.

The rain-out puts Cup race win leader, Jeff Gordon in prime position to score his ninth road course win. Gordon has earned five victories this season, the most recent coming last weekend in the Brickyard 400.

Gordon has won at the 2.45-mile road course four times.

NASCAR and Goodyear declined to bring rain tires to the road course event. Showers are expected for the Finger Lakes region of New York on Sunday.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Matt Kenseth , Tony Stewart , Jimmie Johnson