Watch this: NASCAR races resume after Super Bowl blackout
A NASCAR race is back in action after a Super Bowl blackouts caused an estimated 1.7 million fans to leave the field, according to NBC Sports.
The race between Winston-Salem and Daytona International Speedway (DMS) was cancelled for a week over the weekend because of a blackout, according the Daytona News-Journal.
The race was set to begin at 8 p.m.
ET on Sunday.
But NASCAR race director Scott Wedge said the event was rescheduled to a later time, which means that fans can watch it again on Monday.
The Daytona race had been canceled over the summer, but NASCAR decided to put it back on because of concerns about potential health risks, according NBC.NASCAR has had to put race officials on unpaid leave during the Super Bowl, but Wedge told the News-Journos he believes that the race is still being rescheduled because of the Superbowl blackout.
The Super Bowl is a week-long event that draws millions of viewers and will be a busy time for NASCAR as it continues to deal with Super Bowl fatigue.NASA will hold the next two races in New Orleans and Charlotte.
The championship series races have drawn crowds of more than 10 million fans.