Postponed Daytona 500: Start Time, TV Info, Online Live Stream, Weather Forecast, and Ricky Bobby Prayer Session

Yesterday, Jon previewed the Daytona 500 and offered up three reasons why every sports fan should watch more NASCAR.

But, as you surely know by now, rain prevented the race from ever starting.

Here is all of the last minute information you need to know about the postponed running of the Daytona 500.


When is the postponed Daytona 500 and what time does it start?

The race was postponed one day, to today, February 27th, and it will start at 12:00 ET.

Update: The race was just postponed again. It is now scheduled to start at 7:00 ET.

On what TV channel can I watch the postponed Daytona 500?

The postponed Daytona 500 will still be televised on FOX, as it was originally scheduled to be televised yesterday.

Can I watch the postponed Daytona 500 online?

You most certainly can, and for those of you at work, as opposed to the nurturing Sunday bosoms of your couch, you may have to. (Update: but hey, now that the race was postponed until tonight, you can probably still watch from your couch! Woo-hoo!) offers live streaming of NASCAR events. Unfortunately, it does look like you have to pay, but they offer a 14-day free trial, so as long as you remember to cancel, you should be okay.

What is the forecast for today’s Daytona running?

Well, this is the tricky part: it’s not good.

According to, there is an 80% chance of rain today.

If today’s race gets postponed, it will be pushed back until Tuesday. The weather looks much more agreeable then, with only a 20% chance of rain in the Daytona Beach area.

What would Ricky Bobby be doing right now if he were a real person?

He would probably be praying to Sweet Baby Jesus for a clear afternoon, in a fashion similar to this:


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  1. Morons. “live streaking of NASCAR events”??? You outsource your editing to Mainland China, don’t you? FAIL!

  2. Good post, enjoyed it!

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