Coca-Cola 600 is under a rain delay. The rain is falling again over the speedway.
A wonderful pre-race show, from different divisions of the United States Armed Forces, included parachutes, buildings blowing up, and the official pace car being delivered by a helicoptor.
Past Coca-Cola 600 winners were on hand for pre-race activities. Drivers included Richard Petty, Bobby and Donnie Allison, the widow's of Benny Parsons and Davey Allison.
A football field sized flag was unfurled for the playing of the National Anthem.
The first picture in this show tells all about the weather.
All pictures are copyright David Yeazell