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Finish of Wawa 250 postponed to Saturday at Daytona

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series Wawa 250 at Daytona International Speedway was postponed Friday night due to inclement weather and will resume on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. EDT.

A.J. Allmendinger was leading on Lap 19 of the 100-lap scheduled race when rain began during a competition caution period at approximately 8:10 p.m. EDT. The rain continued, delaying track drying efforts and officials ultimately decided to postpone the event.

The Xfinity Series race on the 2.5-mile Daytona high banks will be an afternoon opener to the NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale, the Coke Zero Sugar 400 schedule for a 7:45 p.m. EDT green flag.

Saturday’s Cup race will set the 16-driver field that will vie for the NASCAR Cup Series championship in a 10-race, elimination-style playoff format that concludes Nov. 7 at Phoenix Raceway.

–By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service. Special to Field Level Media.

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