NASCAR at Talladega Weather Forecast, Race Info: Start Time & TV Channel for Monday’s Geico 500

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Jun 22, 2020, 02:05 PM EDT
  • Rain is once again in the Talladega weather forecast for Monday's rescheduled NASCAR Geico 500.
  • The race at Talladega Superspeedway, which was originally scheduled for Sunday, was already postponed due to inclement weather.
  • Read the updated NASCAR at Talladega weather forecast, as well as the start time and TV channel for Monday's Geico 500.

Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway has been postponed until Monday due to rain.

Talladega is a monster 2.66-mile superspeedway, which takes a very long time to dry due to its massive size.

In addition, Talladega Superspeedway does not have lights, and since NASCAR will not start a race unless it thinks it can run the entire event distance (which is 500 miles in this case), there was no chance to get the track dry and cars racing before the sun went down.

NASCAR at Talladega Weather Forecast & Race Info

The postponed Geico 500 is now scheduled to start on Monday at 3 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on FOX.

However, NASCAR might once again have to dodge the rain as there is a 70% chance of precipitation in Talladega on Monday according to the National Weather Service.

Since the race did not yet start, sportsbooks have reopened Geico 500 odds.

According to updated NASCAR odds, Chase Elliott (+700) is the favorite, followed by Team Penske drivers Joey Logano (+750) and Brad Keselowski (+800) at DraftKings Sportsbook.

If you’re interested in taking advantage of the extra day of NASCAR betting, here are our best bets to win the Geico 500.

In addition, we’ve also pegged one longshot driver worth betting to finish in the top 10 on Monday.

And finally, DraftKings has opened new DFS contests for Monday’s Geico 500. Here is Nick Giffen’s DFS breakdown for today’s Talladega race.

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