Rain forces NASCAR to cancel remaining two Cup practices

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Rain forces NASCAR to cancel remaining two Cup practices
Lee Spencer
By: Lee Spencer
Oct 7, 2017, 4:48 PM

Due to rain, NASCAR cancelled the remaining two practices for the Monster Energy Cup Series and Xfinity Series qualifying on Saturday.

The starting lineup for today’s Drive for the Cure 300 will be set by Xfinity Series owner points. Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 Toyota, piloted by Daniel Suarez, will lead the field to green with Ryan Blaney in the No. 22 Team Penske Ford starting second.

The race is tentatively scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Sunday’s Bank of America 500.

NASCAR officials said the 19-practice holds scheduled for Happy Hour will transfer to next weekends events at Talladega Superspeedway.

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