NASCAR will battle the elements again Monday - a day after rain postponed the Daytona 500 for the first time in its 53-year history.
After hours of intermittent showers Sunday, race officials decided to pull the plug and give it another try on Monday, rescheduling for a 12:01 p.m. ET start.
NASCAR officials will be battling the odds again Monday. The National Weather Service forecast calls for an 80% chance of precipitation along the central Florida coast.
Prior to this year, the Daytona 500 had a sparkling record with only four races out of 53 shortened by rain - in 1965, 1966, 2003 and 2009. None, however, had ever been canceled for the day.FULL STORY