Daytona 500 Postponed to Monday

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The 62nd running of the Daytona 500 has been postponed to Monday due to rain after 20 laps were completed.

The conclusion of the race is scheduled for a 4 p.m. ET start, live on the Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio and FOX.

Pole winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has led every lap since the green flag. The initial start was also delayed 1-hour for a rain shower that hit the track during the final pace lap.

Joey Logano, Aric Almirola, Ryan Newman and Kevin Harvick currently round out the top five.

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Prior the green, the following drivers had to drop to the rear of the field: Denny Hamlin (failed inspection), Ryan Blaney (backup car), Ty Dillon (gear change), Brennan Poole (engine change), Corey LaJoie (backup car), B.J. McLeod (transmission change) and Christopher Bell (unapproved adjustments). Dillon is the highest currently among the group, ninth.

NASCAR.com: Current Running Order

Martin Truex Jr. leads the Toyota drivers of Joe Gibbs Racing and Leavine Family Racing, who are 31st-35th.

Speedway parking lots open at 11 a.m. Monday. Gates and the UNOH Fanzone open at 1 p.m. with hospitality areas opening at 2.

Daytona 500 tickets, hospitality passes and parking passes will be honored in all areas.

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