Yes. Rain registered a major impact on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Bristol Motor Speedway, where the Food City 500 became the second of four Sprint Cup races this year to suffer delays of several hours.
According to NASCAR, the NASCAR Sprint Cup pre-race and Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway got hold due to weather. After a sun-drenched Saturday, inclement weather moved into the Northeast Tennessee region Sunday morning just after 10 a.m. ET.
Early Sunday, NASCAR officials announced the start of the race had been moved from 1:13 p.m. ET to 1:01 p.m. They also announced a competition caution would be shown after 50 laps to allow teams the opportunity to check tire wear.