Alsco Uniforms 500 postponed due to weather, Xfinity Bristol race also postponed

Tropical Depression Bertha hit the Carolina coast on Wednesday night and after a full day of rain, prompted NASCAR to postpone the running of the Alsco Uniforms 500 until Thursday, May 28 at 7p ET, set to air on FS1

Due to the quick turnaround involved for NASCAR and broadcasting partners traveling from track to track, the Xfinity race at Bristol originally scheduled for Saturday is also being postponed to Monday, June 1 at 7p ET also for FS1.

While fans may be thrilled by NASCAR’s return, Mother Nature does not seem equally as pleased. This is the 3rd consecutive NASCAR Cup Series race to experience rain delays as the Toyota 500 ended early for rain and the Coca-Cola 600 was delayed by rain for over an hour. In NASCAR’s return to action, three of eight races have now been postponed for reasons unrelated to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The starting lineup for the Alsco Uniforms 500 was determined based on a Top-20 invert of Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 finish.

Pos#DriverTeamCarSponsor
124William ByronHendrick MotorsportsChevroletAxalta
288Alex BowmanHendrick MotorsportsChevroletChevyGoods.com / NOCO
334Michael McDowellFront Row MotorsportsFordCarParts.com
421Matt DiBenedettoWood Brothers RacingFordMenard / Richmond
538John Hunter Nemechek #Front Row MotorsportsFordSCAG
610Aric AlmirolaStewart-Haas RacingFordSmithfield
73Austin DillonRichard Childress RacingChevroletBass Pro Shops / Tracker Off Road
822Joey LoganoTeam PenskeFordShell Pennzoil
941Cole Custer #Stewart-Haas RacingFordAutodsk / HaasTooling.com
1020Erik JonesJoe Gibbs RacingToyotaCraftsman
1117Chris BuescherRoush Fenway RacingFordFastenal
1295Christopher Bell #Leavine Family RacingToyotaProcore
138Tyler Reddick #Richard Childress RacingChevroletOkuma
141Kurt BuschChip Ganassi RacingChevroletMonster Energy
1519Martin Truex Jr.Joe Gibbs RacingToyotaBass Pro Shops
164Kevin HarvickStewart-Haas RacingFordBusch Light
1718Kyle BuschJoe Gibbs RacingToyotaM&M’s Fudge Brownie
1812Ryan BlaneyTeam PenskeFordBodyArmor
199Chase ElliottHendrick MotorsportsChevroletKelley Blue Book
202Brad KeselowskiTeam PenskeFordDiscount Tire
2177Reed SorensonSpire MotorsportsChevroletAquestaBank
2237Ryan PreeceJTG Daugherty RacingChevroletCottonelle
2332Corey LaJoieGo FAS RacingFordSuperior Logistics
2447Ricky Stenhouse Jr.JTG Daugherty RacingChevroletKroger
2513Ty DillonGermain RacingChevroletGEICO
2642Matt KensethChip Ganassi RacingChevroletCredit One Bank
276Ryan NewmanRoush Fenway RacingFordRoush Performance
2896Daniel SuarezGaunt Brothers RacingToyotaToday. Tomorrow. Toyota.
2911Denny HamlinJoe Gibbs RacingToyotaFedEx #SupportSmall
3015Brennan Poole #Premium MotorsportsChevroletSpartanGo
3127JJ Yeley (i)Rick Ware RacingFordPanini America
3278BJ McLeod (i)BJ McLeod MotorsportsChevroletCircle Track Warehouse
3353Garrett Smithley (i)Rick Ware RacingChevrolet 
3466Timmy Hill (i)MBM MotorsportsToyotaRoofClaim.com
3500Quin Houff #StarCom RacingChevroletGood Greek Movers
3651Joey Gase (i)Rick Ware RacingFord 
377Josh Bilicki (i)Tommy Baldwin RacingChevrolet 
3843Bubba WallaceRichard Petty MotorsportsChevroletWorld Wide Technology
3914Clint BowyerStewart-Haas RacingFordPEAK
4048Jimmie JohnsonHendrick MotorsportsChevroletAlly

Author: Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey (@TomBaileyScoop) grew up in the backyard of Chicagoland Speedway, making a passion for all motorsports inevitable. Tom is entering his first full year of racing coverage in 2020 as the owner and founder of InfieldScoop.com. You can contact him at [email protected]

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