2024 Gibbs Larson.jpg

Chicago Street Race delayed because of inclement weather

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicago is delayed due to inclement weather. Twenty-five laps have been completed of the scheduled 75.

Sunday‘s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Chicago Street Course was delayed for close to two hours because of inclement weather in the area.

At the time of the red flag (6:24 p.m. ET), 25 of a scheduled 75 laps had been completed around the 2.2-mile circuit in the Windy City. Engines were re-fired at 8:05 p.m. ET, and the race resumed at 8:21 p.m. ET in Stage 2.

RELATED: Live leaderboard | SVG’s day ends early

At the time of the red flag, Ty Gibbs was scored the leader and had led 12 laps. Christopher Bell, Kyle Larson, Zane Smith and Tyler Reddick completed the top five. The race started on wet conditions with drivers having the option to either start on slick or wet tires.

NASCAR declared that the race end time will be 9:20 p.m. ET if the full length of the event can‘t be completed. At that point, once the race leader crosses the start/finish line after this time expires, the next lap will be the white flag, followed by the checkered flag (no overtime).

NASCAR also announced that single-file restarts were to be the procedure until further notice.