Due to the threat of severe weather conditions, NASCAR is postponing the race to Saturday at 8 pm ET
Due to the threat of unprecedented severe weather conditions on Sunday, the Busch Lights race at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be moved to the 8 pm ET Point on Saturday. .
Due to the threat of unprecedented severe weather conditions, NASCAR has no choice but to change the schedule for this weekend’s Busch Light Clash exhibition race at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
On Saturday afternoon, NASCAR announced that the main race would be postponed until Saturday at 8 PM ET (5 PM PT). FS1 will carry radio coverage of the crash, while MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry radio coverage.
Here’s NASCAR’s statement:
“Due to unprecedented severe weather conditions on Sunday, NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Mexico Series races have been moved to Saturday dark night Thanks to the cooperation and support of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Los Angeles Department of Public Safety, the schedule for tonight’s event has been adjusted to ensure safety for fans, attendees and employees. We know the weather can deteriorate over time, so we encourage fans to make the safest decisions. Thank you to our fans, partners and everyone involved in this unprecedented event. ”
Busch Light Clash will be shortened this weekend due to schedule changes. The warm-up and “Final” heats have been eliminated and the top 22 places in the standings will now be determined by time laps starting from Saturday. practical.
The final position of 23 wagons will be determined according to the 2023 driving point.
Saturday practice is now scheduled for 5:35 PM ET (2:35 PM PT).
The NASCAR Mexico Series race, originally scheduled for Sunday, will be followed by the Busch Lights race on Saturday night.
It was a tough decision, but when you look at the weather forecast for the Los Angeles area, even in the middle of next week, it was the right decision by the decision-making body.
The National Weather Service issued 16 weather advisories for the Los Angeles area as an unprecedented storm began to sweep through the region on Sunday.
While the 2024 NASCAR season will start with a fierce competition this weekend, the first points race of 2024 will be held at Daytona International Speedway on the other side of the country in a few weeks.
Although the NASCAR Cup Series will not host the Daytona 500 until Sunday, February 18, teams should prepare for qualifying on Wednesday, February 14.
NASCAR’s tight schedule will take time and the weather is expected to last Wednesday or longer.