Sunday, February 26, 2012

Daytona 500 Postponed

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona 500 has been postponed for the first time in its 54-year history. NASCAR postponed The Great American Race after heavy rain saturated Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - The Daytona 500 was postponed to Monday after constant showers on Sunday ruined the hopes of thousands of fans at the Great American Race.
  • (Reuters)
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Daytona 500's 53-year run of starting on time — and finishing on the same day — came to a soggy end Sunday. A persistent rain kept all 43 cars parked on pit road for four hours after the 1 p.m.
  • (Savannah Morning News)
  • Every person at the speedway Sunday deserved a better break. For the first time in its grand history, the Daytona 500 was postponed until another day. Talk about a buzz kill.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)
  • But never on a Monday - until now. The Daytona 500 was postponed Sunday for the first time in its 54-year history after heavy rain saturated Daytona International Speedway.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • DAYTONA 500 POSTPONED FOR FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY. Race tomorrow at noon. Well be posting updates. 5:03 p.m. Jet dryers turned off again. Another start, park. If this is rained out it would be first rainout in the races 54-year history.
  • (Florida Today)
  • Daytona's weather woes Though Sunday's race marked the first time in 54 years a Daytona 500 has been postponed, it has now had weather issues in two of the last three years.
  • (Kansas City Star)
  • No Daytona 500 has ever been postponed. The forecast calls for intermittent showers most of the afternoon, and even worse weather is on tap for Monday. NASCAR went ahead with driver introductions and the national anthem, so once the track is dry racing can commence.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • For the first time in the 54-year history of the Daytona 500, the Great American Race has been postponed due to rain. Yes, race fans, there's an 80 percent chance of rain for Monday, so bring your rain gear — and your patience.
  • (FOXSports.com)

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