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NASCAR cancels final Cup practice at Talladega due to rain

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 - Practice

TALLADEGA, AL - MAY 05: Chase Elliott, driver of the #24 Hooters Chevrolet, drives through the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2017 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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NASCAR has cancelled its final practice session for the Cup Series’ Geico 500 due to rain at Talladega Superspeedway.

The cancellation comes after the first Cup practice was shortened due to rain.

Ten Cup cars did not make a lap in the first session before it began raining. Those include Danica Patrick, Ty Dillon, Kyle Larson, Elliott Sadler, Joey Gase, Matt DiBenedetto, Reed Sorenson, Cole Whitt, Brendan Gaughan and D.J. Kennington.

Friday night’s ARCA Racing Series race was also postponed to Saturday at 6 p.m ET following Cup qualifying, which is set for 4 p.m. ET.