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Rain washes out Sprint Showdown, NASCAR Truck race

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown - Practice

CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 20: Fans stand in the garage area prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 20, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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Persistent rain kept any NASCAR vehicles -- other than the Air Titans -- from getting on the track Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, setting up a busy Saturday schedule.

Today’s schedule is:

All times are Eastern

8:30 a.m. -- Sprint Cup garage opens

9:30 - 10 a.m. -- Sprint All-Star teams practice (FS1)

10:05 - 10:15 a.m. -- Sprint All-Star teams pit practice (FS1)

11 a.m. -- Sprint Showdown (FS1, Motor Racing Network)

12:30 p.m. -- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race (FS1, MRN)

5 p.m. -- Sprint All-Star drivers meeting

7:10 p.m. -- Sprint All-Star qualifying (three laps with a pit stop) (FS1, MRN)

8:35 p.m. -- All-Star driver introductions

9 p.m. -- Sprint All-Star Race (113 laps in three segments) (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The weather site calls for a high of 77 degrees Saturday and a low of 56 degrees. The chance of rain is 24 percent at 9 a.m. and drops to 15 percent from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a 71 percent chance of rain at 7 p.m., dropping to 52 percent at 8 p.m. and less than 40 percent the rest of the night.

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