NASCAR's Alsco Uniforms 500 at Charlotte Postponed Due to Rain

Paul KasabianSenior ContributorMay 28, 2020

A man watches as rain falls in the infield before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Concord, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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The NASCAR Cup Series' Alsco Uniforms 500, which was scheduled for Wednesday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway, has been postponed to Thursday at 7 p.m. ET because of rain:


NEWS: Tonight's #Alsco500 at @CLTMotorSpdwy has been postponed due to inclement weather. The race has been moved to Thursday, May 28 at 7 PM ET on @FS1. https://t.co/THYqFkXErJ

The postponement also affects an upcoming Xfinity race, per Jim Utter of Motorsport.com:

Jim Utter @jim_utter

NEWS: Wednesday night's #NASCAR Cup Series race at @CLTMotorSpdwy has been postponed until 7 p.m. ET Thursday. Also, Saturday's @NASCAR_Xfinity race at @BMSupdates has moved to 7 p.m. ET Monday. TV crew/equipment turnaround is longer due to social distancing guidelines.

William Byron will be in the pole position when the postponed race begins, with Alex Bowman second. The race will run for 312 miles over 208 laps at the 1½-mile track.

Per weather.com on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, Thursday's weather currently calls for a 50 percent chance of precipitation and scattered thunderstorms.

The event will mark the fourth NASCAR Cup Series race since the organization returned to the track following a two-month pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic.