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Rain postpones NASCAR race outside Chicago

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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) -- Sunday's rain at Chicagoland Speedway forced NASCAR to postpone the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

NASCAR rescheduled the race for today at 11 a.m.

The forecast didn't look good from the start, but because the facility has lights, NASCAR waited all day for a window to dry the track. Officials got the window and had the track almost dry, but the sky opened again roughly six hours after the scheduled start.

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