Indianapolis: U.S. Nationals postponed due to rain

CLERMONT, Ind. - The 49th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals has been postponed due to inclement weather. The race will continue next weekend, Sept. 5-7 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. "Radar shows strong weather systems still moving in from the west...

CLERMONT, Ind. - The 49th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals has been postponed due to inclement weather. The race will continue next weekend, Sept. 5-7 at Indianapolis Raceway Park.

"Radar shows strong weather systems still moving in from the west that has been forecast to be here through Tuesday," said Graham Light, senior vice president of racing operations. "We have so much racing activity to be complete, we've moved it to next weekend."

Two rounds of qualifying were completed Saturday and those runs will count. Qualifying will continue on Friday and Saturday. One round will run on Friday while two sessions will be held on Saturday. The Budweiser Shootout, the bonus event for the Funny Car class, will also run on Saturday. Final eliminations are scheduled for Sunday.

The qualifying leaders for the pro categories are David Baca in Top Fuel, Gary Scelzi in Funny Car, Greg Anderson in Pro Stock and Angelle Savoie in Pro Stock Bike.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Gary Scelzi , Greg Anderson , David Baca