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NASCAR Weather Forecast for Martinsville: Will Rain Impact Sunday’s XFINITY 500?

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Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR. Pictured: Rain falls at Martinsville Speedway.

Weather is typically a popular topic of conversation when the NASCAR Cup Series visits Martinsville Speedway.

Martinsville has been no stranger to wet, cloudy weather through the years, which was taken to another level when snow and hail delayed the most recent Cup race at the track back in April.

While I’d love to sit here and tell you that the latest NASCAR weather forecast for Sunday’s XFINITY 500 (2 p.m. ET, NBC) at Martinsville is calling for warm and sunny conditions, I unfortunately cannot do so.

So let’s take a look at the updated NASCAR at Martinsville weather forecast, including the chances that rain delays today’s XFINITY 500.

NASCAR Weather Forecast for Martinsville

According to the National Weather Service, the weather forecast for Sunday’s race at Martinsville is one a common one: cool with clouds and fog.

The good news is that there is no rain in the NASCAR at Martinsville weather forecast for Sunday afternoon.

As of the time of writing, there’s a 0% chance of rain on Sunday afternoon, however, the likelihood of precipitation does increase to 30% on Sunday night, though the race should be completed before any threat of wet weather.

We’ve learned to never say never when it comes to rain at Martinsville Speedway, but the latest weather forecast suggests that we’re in good shape for Sunday’s XFINITY 500.

According to live NASCAR odds from FanDuel, Chase Elliott is the race favorite at +550, followed by Ryan Blaney at 6-1, Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin at 7-1, and William Byron at 9-1.

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