Tropical Storm Hanna Rained Out Qualifying in Richmond; Elliott to Start 36th
Richmond, VA (September 5, 2008)-Bill Elliott will start the Wood Brothers Racing no. 21 U.S. Air Force Ford Fusion in 36that Richmond International Raceway on Sunday, September 7th. NASCAR cancelled qualifying and delayed all track activity until Sunday due to Tropical Storm Hanna making its way into the Richmond, VA area Friday afternoon.
NASCAR made the decision to postpone the Chevy Rock & Roll until Sunday afternoon as rain and winds are predicted through Saturday night. They set the field according to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series owner’s points and since Elliott is a past champion, he will take the 36th starting position after the top 35 teams lined up according to owner’s points. The rest of the field will fill the remaining seven spots according to owner’s point standings.
Watch Bill Elliott in the Wood Brothers Racing no. 21 U.S. Air Force Ford Fusion on Sunday, September 7th. Live Coverage will begin at 1:00pm ET on ESPN and 12:30p.m. ET on MRN Radio.