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CUP: Rain Delay At TMS

The Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway is under a rain delay, as a lingering drizzle continues at the track.

The race was scheduled for a 3 p.m. ET start, but the precipitation has continued. Drying the track completely takes a minimum of two-and-a-hours, according to ServiceMaster Clean, the company that runs the jet dryers at Sprint Cup races.

Today’s schedule calls for the running of the Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, followed by the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race tonight. But the weather today is threatening both races.

Stay tuned to SPEEDtv.com for updates on the weather — and, if possible, the racing — as the day goes on.

Tom Jensen is the Editor in Chief of SPEEDtv.com, Senior NASCAR Editor at RACER and a contributing Editor for TruckSeries.com. You can follow him online at twitter.com/tomjensen100 and e-mail him at Jensen is the author of “Cheating: The Bad Things Good NASCAR Nextel Cup Racers Do In Pursuit of Speed,” and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. Jensen is the past President of the National Motorsports Press Association and an NMPA Writer of the Year.

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