Daytona 500 moved to 7pm Monday

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.,None —

The start of the Daytona 500 has been moved to 7 p.m. Monday.

Officials are hoping that rain in the area will move out by early evening and allow them to get the race in.

The race, originally scheduled for Sunday, was postponed because of rain for the first time in its 54 year history.

WFTV.com will update this story as more information becomes available.