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Sports Review / August 2, 2018

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The green flag will instead drop Monday at 1 p.m. ET with television coverage on Fox.

Aaron Studwell of shared the radar over the Bristol Motor Speedway and the forecast for Bristol, Tennessee:

Aaron Studwell @RaceWeather

Flash flood watch @BMSupdates til 4 AM EDT Mon. Add'l 1-3" rain (poss 4") fcst. No decision by NASCAR yet - Not looking good @NASCAR_WXMAN

2017-4-23 13:00:14's Bob Pockrass provided a look at the wet conditions on the track:

Bob Pockrass @bobpockrass

Rain has postponed the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway to 1 p.m. ET...

2017-4-23 16:10:29

Pockrass added that NASCAR decided to postpone the race two hours from the scheduled start because of the time needed to dry the track and then to run enough laps for an official race. With continued precipitation in the forecast, carving out a three-hour window without rain looked unlikely.