Coke Zero 400 postponed by rain

Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:56:12 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 05 2014 08:32:31 PM CDT

Rain continues to disrupt the weekend festivities at the Daytona International Speedway. After cutting the qualifying for both the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series races short on Friday, Mother Nature didn’t even let cars get on the track on Saturday.

After about an hour and 10 minute rain delay NASCAR decided that the rain would not let up long enough for them to get the race in on Saturday night. They will try to run the Cole Zero 400 at 10 am Central Time Sunday.

This is the second time this season that rain has disrupted the schedule at Daytona. The season opening Daytona 500 was run almost entirely under the lights because of a rain delay.

When the field does get rolling for the Coke Zero 400, David Gilliland will lead the field to green from the pole, with Reed Sorenson, Landon Cassell, Bobby Labonte and Jimmie Johnson rounding out the top five. Kansas native Clint Bowyer will start 34th.