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First Time In History – Daytona 500 Postponed Due To Rain

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File photo - Daytona 500 (Getty Images)

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR has postponed the Daytona 500 because of rain, the first time in the 54-year history of the event that it has been delayed a day.

Heavy rain soaked Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, and NASCAR never had a big enough window to dry the track.

The 500-mile race is scheduled for noon Monday. It will be aired on Fox.

Read more from CBSSports.com wire reports

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