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Bristol Dirt Race Day postponed following overnight storms

Bristol Dirt Race Day has been postponed.
Published: Mar. 28, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 28, 2021 at 10:32 PM EDT
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BRISTOL, Tenn. (WVLT) -Bristol Dirt Race Day has been postponed.

Bristol Motor Speedway announced Sunday its races have been postponed to Monday following overnight heavy rain.

According to a release, the event has been postponed to Monday, March 29 due to safety concerns surrounding Sullivan Co. flood warnings and continued rain.

The following is the schedule for the race:

10 a.m. - Parking Lots Open

11 a.m. - Spectator Gates Open

Noon - Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt (NASCAR Camping World Truck Series)

4 p.m. - Food City Dirt Race (NASCAR Cup Series)

The race will be NASCAR Cup Series first time racing on a dirt track in 51 years.

All tickets for the Food City Dirt Race will be honored at the gate at 4 p.m.

The speedway says Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt ticketholders are able to use their existing tickets for their reserved seat for the Truck race and will be allowed to stay for the Cup race pending potential relocation for social distancing.

Tickets will not be sold at the gate on Monday.

The Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt will be broadcast on FS1, MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR radio. The Food City Dirt Race will be broadcast on FOX, PRN and Sirius XM NASCAR radio.

For more information visit the website here.

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