If there’s one factor you possibly can rely on in Florida in the course of the summer time months, it is rain, and it seems as if precipitation goes to have an effect on the Coke Zero Sugar 400 on Saturday evening at Daytona Worldwide Speedway.
The climate threatening Saturday’s race at Daytona might be extra than simply rain, although. Sturdy storms with lightning, scattered all through the afternoon and into the night hours, have been forecast for the realm.
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The race was scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET however has already been delayed. Based on climate.com, the forecast included a 100 p.c probability of thunderstorms starting at 7 p.m. earlier than lastly dissipating to only a 25 p.c probability of rain at 11 p.m..
Based on AccuWeather meteorologist Alan Repper, “Showers and thunderstorms have developed close to the track, and these thunderstorms will continue to be around through the early evening hours of Saturday, at least.”
Brian Neudorff, who offers climate forecasts for all NASCAR races, put the chances of racing on Saturday at 60 p.c and stated essentially the most essential time for Saturday’s race will fall between eight p.m. and 9 p.m..
Fox Sports activities NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass stated that whereas the showers will weaken because the evening goes on, NASCAR “will need some help to get this in.”
Friday’s Xfinity race was delayed two hours due to storms and the Monster Vitality Cup Collection had its qualifying canceled. Joey Logano will begin on the pole for the Coke Zero Sugar 400.