[FRIDAY 11:16 am ET]

RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY — For the moment, the weather at Talladega Superspeedway is partly cloudy and comfortable, but it isn’t expected to stay that way, unfortunately. According to weather.com, there is a 50 percent chance of rain today, with showers already reported nearby. The probability of precipitation rises to 90 percent on Saturday, with a 60 percent chance of rain on Sunday.

NASCAR has its high-tech Air Titan track drying system at Talladega this weekend, and it looks as if it will get a workout soon.

Here is SPEED’s NASCAR television schedule from Talladega today (all times ET):

• 2 p.m. — NASCAR Sprint Cup practice.

• 3 p.m. — NASCAR Live

• 3:30 p.m. — Sprint Cup Happy Hour

• 4:30 p.m. — NASCAR Live


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