Rain postpones Cup race to Monday

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Tune in to Fox Sports 1 at 5:00 p.m. ET tomorrow evening for the live broadcast of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season's second postponed race, the FireKeepers Casino 400, at Michigan International Speedway. The race never began Sunday, and the postponement was announced after a delay of about 2½ hours from the scheduled start time. The track was nearly dry by 4:15 p.m. when another rain cell struck. It rained for two days in 2007 which forced a race to be held on Tuesday. But more rain forced the drivers to come onto pit road. After rain delayed the start of this race, it has now been postponed until tomorrow.

The last time a Cup race at MI was pushed past the weekend was in August of 2007, when Kurt Busch won.

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race will be run at 5 p.m. ET, a later start than normal for a Monday race, because rain is expected earlier in the day in the area.

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The weather could be a factor at NASCAR's Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

Joey Logano won the pole in Saturday's qualifying. Last year's June race at Michigan International Speedway ended up being a 133-lap race as opposed to a 200-lap race as a result of rain.

Joe Gibbs Racing already has nine victories this season, but Gibbs has only one win in the past 14 races at MI.

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