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Xfinity Series Race at Daytona Postponed to Monday

Update: Following continued rain on Monday (Feb. 19) morning, NASCAR has now announced that the NASCAR Xfinity Series race will be held following the also postponed Daytona 500 at 4 p.m. ET.

The United Rentals 300 now has a tentative start time of 9 p.m. ET.

Original story as follows:

The NASCAR Xfinity Series’ season opener at Daytona International Speedway — the United Rentals 300 — has been postponed to Monday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. ET, NASCAR announced on Saturday evening (Feb. 17).

After getting qualifying in, the skies opened back up, soaking the 2.5-mile oval significantly. The rain is forecasted to continue through Sunday, but the Daytona 500 has not been postponed as of yet.

Jesse Love will start on the pole in his Xfinity Series debut alongside Richard Childress Racing teammate Austin Hill.

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Jesse Love Wins 1st Pole, RCR Sweeps Front Row at Daytona

The Xfinity Series opener, now set for Monday morning, will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1.

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Wyatt Watson has been an avid fan of NASCAR since 2007 at the age of 8. He joined Frontstretch in February 2023 after serving in the United States Navy for five years as an Electronic Technician Navigation working on submarines. Wyatt writes breaking NASCAR news and contributes to columns such as Friday Faceoff and 2-Headed Monster. Wyatt also contributes to Frontstretch's social media and serves as an at-track reporter.

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Matthew

Can WWE Officials oops I meant NASCAR Officials really be that
stupid since there was a reason that World Racing Group & United
States Auto Club Officials made everyone amscray last night at
Volusia Raceway Park located near Daytona since they knew there
was going to be rain the rest of the weekend.

DoninAjax

The WWE influence is readily obvious since Vince is a hero of Brian’s. I wonder if The Rock can make the rain date?

DoninAjax

The Rain Gods must also still believe that Brian and his sycophants are still making their usual “Brilliant” decisions based on the Gordon Gekko mantra “Greed is good!”

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