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Rains Postpone Sprint Cup Race Until Tuesday

| , RacinToday.com Sunday, September 4 2011

Rain put a halt to racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Alan Marler)


HAMPTON, Ga. – The AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race has been postponed because of weather from Tropical Storm Lee. The race will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 6 with a start time of 11:00 a.m.

Existing tickets and credentials will be honored when the gates open at 8:30 a.m. The Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office will open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 5 for fans still wishing to purchase tickets for the rescheduled race. Fans can also purchase tickets at the gate the day of the event.

Kasey Kahne of Red Bull Racing will be on the pole and looking for his first victory of the season when the race starts.

The AdvoCare 500 is the second to last race before the Chase begins at Chicagoland Speedway in two weeks.

| , RacinToday.com Sunday, September 4 2011
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