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Bank of America 500 postponed, race moved to Sunday

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Saturday's Bank of America 500 has been postponed to Sunday after heavy rain moved across the area from Hurricane Matthew.

In a tweet from Charlotte Motor Speedway, it was announced that Saturday's race, originally scheduled for 7:05 p.m., will start at noon Sunday. In a statement, the Charlotte Motor Speedway calls Sunday's weather conditions "significantly more promising."

Sunday's Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC will then start 45 minutes after the Bank of America 500.

Tickets for the Bank of America 500 will be valid for both races on Sunday. However, Drive for the Cure 300 ticketholders will be admitted after the Bank of America 500 ends.

Gates for the Bank of America 500 will open at 9 a.m. and the speedway's Fan Zone is scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Fans for the XFINITY Series race will be admitted to the speedway after the first race ends.

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