Cup race at Chicagoland resumes after rain delay

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The Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway is back underway after a three hour and 18 minute delay for rain and severe weather.

The red flag was displayed at 3:14 p.m. ET. Engines were re-fired at 6:30 p.m. ET and the yellow flag displayed at 6:32 p.m. ET>

The delay began with 11 laps completed and with Jimmie Johnson leading over Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney, pole-sitter Austin Dillon and Kyle Larson.

A race is not official until the second stage has been completed.

High winds at the tracktorn down tents and banners located on the grandstands.

 

Photo by Jerry Bonkowski

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