Kyle Larson leads when Bristol race resumes


A person walks along the track in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

A person walks along the track in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)


Fans sit in the stands as rain falls before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)


The Food City logo is reflected from the official pace car as people walk past in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)


BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR hopes to complete the Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday after early-morning snow and rain let up.

The race is set to resume at 1 p.m.

The forecast calls for cloudy skies with temperatures in the low 40s, but no rain.

Kyle Larson leads with 296 laps left in the 500-lap race. Drivers need to complete 46 more laps for the race to be official.

Larson led 74 of the 204 laps completed Sunday before the race was postponed following a third red flag because of rain. Denny Hamlin is second, Paul Menard third and pole-sitter Kyle Busch fourth.

Brad Keselowski won stage one. Ryan Blaney led 99 laps Sunday before wrecking.

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A person walks along the track in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/04/web1_120305399-982585833a354b3e8531383391c9fba0.jpgA person walks along the track in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Fans sit in the stands as rain falls before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/04/web1_120305399-a0b30634bd4e4d50839d5d410f134d4b.jpgFans sit in the stands as rain falls before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

The Food City logo is reflected from the official pace car as people walk past in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/04/web1_120305399-6f9b927654324ad0acfe642be09e6f83.jpgThe Food City logo is reflected from the official pace car as people walk past in the rain before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)