The Latest: Rain forces playoff postponement at Talladega

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              Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott wins the pole for the 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, Oct 12, 2019, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
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TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR’s race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local):

3:35 p.m.

NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway has been postponed a day because of rain.

William Byron won the first stage, moments before scattered showers halted action. The race will resume Monday at 1 p.m. CDT.

The Alabama superspeedway has a tight window with no lights to permit racing after dark.

Chase Elliott started on the pole with three Hendrick Motorsports teammates right behind him.