Indianapolis: Rain cancels Friday qualifying

Rain delays start of pro qualifying at Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. CLERMONT, Ind. -- Persistent rain showers at Indianapolis Raceway Park forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday's opening qualifying session for the 49th annual Mac Tools U.S.

Rain delays start of pro qualifying at Mac Tools U.S. Nationals.

CLERMONT, Ind. -- Persistent rain showers at Indianapolis Raceway Park forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday's opening qualifying session for the 49th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, the world's most prestigious drag race. The $2.5 million race is the 17th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

Saturday's pro qualifying sessions are set for 12:45 and 6:30 p.m. The K&N Filters Pro Bike Klash, a lucrative bonus event for Pro Stock Bike competitors, will begin at 12:30 p.m., with rounds to follow at 2:15 and 4:30 p.m.

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