Nascar

Truck Series race at Chicagoland postponed until Saturday because of heavy rain

Race fans walk through the Fan Zone during a rain shower during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, in Joliet, Ill. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Race fans walk through the Fan Zone during a rain shower during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, in Joliet, Ill. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)  (The Associated Press)

Rain postponed the NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night at Chicagoland Speedway.

The race was rescheduled for Saturday morning after a heavy storm blew over the track late in the qualifying session. Thunder and lightning brought qualifying to an end, and NASCAR eventually waived off the race, too.

Kyle Larson will start from the pole in his first Truck Series race of the season.

The starting order was set by practice speeds, and Larson earned the top spot in his JR Motorsports entry.

Matt Crafton will start next to Larson on the front row.

Series points leader Erik Jones will start eighth. Jones has an eight-point advantage over Crafton, the two-time defending series champion.