Brickyard 400 postponed until 2 p.m. Monday because of rain

Indianapolis Motor Speedway grid

Indianapolis Motor Speedway grid

A pair of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices are scheduled for Saturday, with the first session beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App and the final session beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App.

Drivers are set to compete in Monday's Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with spots in the playoffs still up for grabs.

The drivers will line up for both races without any practice or qualifying.

That said, according to, a Toyota Tundra track-drying team of 19 vehicles is ready dry the track when needed, as are 10 jet dryers and four vacuums. Even so, it will be a tall order for Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Daniel Suarez (who also has to drop to the back of the field to start) and anyone else who needs to win the race to make the playoffs to actually pull it off.

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Both NASCAR races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be run on Monday.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Persistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR's regular season.

Start Time: 2:00 p.m. ET, with green flag expected at approximately 2:06 p.m. This race is set to be broadcast on NBC Sports Network whenever it ends up getting underway.

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