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2021 Daytona 500 Set to Resume After Delay

The 2021 Daytona 500 will indeed resume racing on Sunday, Feb. 14, as NASCAR announced that it will get back underway around 9 p.m. ET.

Drivers were called to report to their cars around 8:45 p.m. ET after a delay of nearly six hours.

The rain hit shortly after a massive pileup that involved nearly 20 cars, including Aric Almirola, Alex Bowman, Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Blaney.

Kevin Harvick will lead the field back to green, with Christopher Bell alongside him.

The current top five is rounded out by Austin Dillon, Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott.

About the author

Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.

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