Rain showers hit the Richmond area on Friday afternoon, marking the break from NASCAR track activity at Richmond Raceway and forcing the sanctioned entity to cancel the final Monster Series training session. NASCAR Energy.
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The NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifiers were also affected by the rain, and the roster for Friday's race will be established in accordance with NASCAR rules.
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Teams in the Cup Series had to train on a 0.75-mile short track from 13:05 to 13:55. AND. The rain began to fall around 12:15 and NASCAR officials put everything on hold and announced that they would drop testing shortly before 1 pm
Qualifying for the Cup is still scheduled for 5:45 pm (FS1) and the Xfinity ToyotaCare 250 Series at 7pm. (FS1).
Scattered thunderstorms and rain are in the forecast for the rest of the evening.
Race officials have a complete fleet of track drying equipment. In Richmond, there are eight Air Titan dryers, four conventional jet dryers, a crawler blower, an Elgin sweeper and a crawler vacuum.