For the second straight week, rain has plagued NASCAR, forcing them to cancel qualifying.
NASCAR officials announced on Friday afternoon that planned qualifying sessions for both the Xfinity Series and Sprint Cup Series at Kentucky Speedway have been cancelled.
— Michael McDowell (@Mc_Driver) July 10, 2015
Mother Nature is playing with my emotions.
— Ryan Blaney (@Blaney) July 10, 2015
The cancellation comes as a shift of NASCAR’s focus from qualifying to making sure Cup teams get a chance to practice their new low-downforce rules package for this weekend’s race. NASCAR will use the time formerly slated for qualifying for a 90-minute Cup series practice session once the racing surface is dry.
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A graduate of Ball State, Aaron rejoins Frontstretch for his second season in 2016 following a successful year that included covering seven races and starting the popular "Two-Headed Monster" column in 2015. Now in his third year of covering motorsports, Aaron serves as an Assistant Editor for Frontstretch while also contributing to other popular sites including Speed51 and The Apex. He encourages you to come say hi when you see him at the track.
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