Martinsville Cup Series race to resume Sunday Afternoon

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway ran into the same issue that the Xfinity Series race had a day before; rain.

After the start of the race was pushed back due to a shower at the paperclip shaped track earlier in the day, the Blue Emu 500 made it just 42 laps before rain again forced cars off the track.

Denny Hamlin was scored as the leader of the race at the stoppage. The race saw three lead changes with polesitter Joey Logano second at the stoppage. Cars were only under green for 18:48 according to NASCAR’s official timing system.

The NASCAR Cup Series running of the Blu Emu 500 at Martinsville Speedway will resume at 4 pm ET. Since prerace activities have already taken place racing will resume once cars roll off pit road and pace laps take place.

Fans wanting to double down on NASCAR can also tune into the conclusion of Xfinity Series Cook Out 250 at noon.

Both races will air on FS1.

Lineup for restart of Blu Emu 500

  1. Denny Hamlin
  2. Joey Logano
  3. Ryan Blaney
  4. Martin Truex Jr.
  5. Chase Elliott
  6. William Byron
  7. Brad Keselowski
  8. Kyle Busch
  9. Kevin Harvick
  10. Kyle Larson
  11. Ryan Preece
  12. Alex Bowman
  13. Austin Dillon
  14. Chris Buescher
  15. Matt DiBenedetto
  16. Erik Jones
  17. Bubba Wallace
  18. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  19. Kurt Busch
  20. Ryan Newman
  21. Aric Almirola
  22. Christopher Bell
  23. Tyler Reddick
  24. Ross Chastain
  25. Daniel Suarez
  26. Cole Custer
  27. Chase Briscoe
  28. Michael McDowell
  29. Corey LaJoie
  30. Anthony Alfredo
  31. Justin Haley
  32. JJ Yeley
  33. BJ McLeod
  34. Josh Bilicki
  35. Cody Ware
  36. Quin Houff
  37. James Davidson -2 laps

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