Start time, weather info and more for Monday’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono

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After being postponed by rain Sunday, Sprint Cup teams will race today at Pocono Raceway. Here are the details:

(All times are Eastern)

START: Caroline Shaver, daughter of Charlie Shaver, Chairman and CEO of Axalta Coating Systems, Joe McDougall, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, and Julia McDougall will give the command to start engines at noon. The green flag is schedule to wave at 12:11 p.m.

PRERACE CEREMONIES: Monty Self of Motor Racing Outreach will give the invocation at 11:49 a.m. USAF Full Spectrum Band Singer Technical Sergeant Richard Vasquez will perform the anthem at 11:50 a.m.

DISTANCE: The race is 160 laps (400 miles) around the 2.5-mile tri-oval racetrack.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: Driver introductions begin at 11:20 a.m.


TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the race with its coverage beginning at noon ET. Motor Racing Network’s broadcast on radio begins at 11:30 a.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the MRN broadcast.

FORECAST: calls for a temperature of 73 degrees with a 0 percent chance of rain.

LAST TIME: Martin Truex Jr. won the spring race at Pocono last season, while Matt Kenseth won the summer race there.