NASCAR cancels qualifying as Hermine approaches

NASCAR cancels qualifying as Hermine approaches

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed all track activity Friday & canceled qualifying for its Sprint Cup & Xfinity races at Darlington Raceway in anticipation of Hermine bringing inclement weather to the South Carolina track.

Hermine strengthened into a hurricane Thursday.

Both the Sprint Cup Series & the Xfinity Series had scheduled practices Friday & were supposed to qualify Saturday. However, in the revamped weekend schedule, both series will line up the field based on points in the standings.

p>Kevin Harvick will lead the Sprint Cup field from the pole position with Brad Keselowski second, then defending Darlington champion Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch & Joey Logano in Sunday night's race.

The Xfinity Series race is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

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