NASCAR isn't taking any chances with Mother Nature.
The start time of Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway has been moved from 2:00 p.m. ET up to 1:00 p.m. ET due to the threat of inclement weather.
According to NASCAR's track release issued Saturday, the drivers meeting will take place at 11 a.m. ET before introductions at 12:20 p.m. ET. The green flag is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. ET.
NASCAR's Round of 12 playoffs kick off Sunday, with Denny Hamlin starting from the pole and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth starting alongside him on the front row.