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CUP: Texas Races Rescheduled For Monday

Mother Nature won – again.

Persistent rain and a gloomy Sunday evening forecast led NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races that were scheduled Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.

The Samsung Mobile 500 Sprint Cup race was rescheduled for noon (EDT) Monday, and the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide event will follow at about 5 p.m. Drivers participating in both races will be running 800 miles in a pair of events almost back-to-back.

Sunday’s scheduled racing was postponed at about 4:30 p.m. (EDT).

Mike Hembree is NASCAR Editor for SPEEDtv.com and has been covering motorsports for 28 years. He has written several books on NASCAR, including "NASCAR: The Definitive History of America's Sport" and "Then Tony Said To Junior: The Best NASCAR Stories Ever Told". He is a six-time winner of the National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year Award.

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