Wetaskiwin, AB - July 27 2019:  at the LUXXUR 300 at Edmonton International Raceway on July 27, 2019 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Matthew Murnaghan/NASCAR)
Qualifying for the LUXXUR 300 was cancelled following heavy rain in the area. (Matthew Murnaghan/NASCAR)

QUALIFYING: Rain Cancels Qualifying, Field Set by Practice

The common theme of the 2019 season, has been rain, rain, rain and more rain. Edmonton would serve no different, as weather in area cancelled the qualifying for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series LUXXUR 300.

Luckily the field was able to get a practice session in before the showers came, NASCAR announced the field will be set by those times.

Kevin Lacroix will get a second chance to score not just a victory on the Western Swing, but a win at Edmonton. Having come up short one year ago, Lacroix will start P1 come tonight’s event. To his outside will be D.J Kennington, fresh off his runner-up in race two in Saskatoon. Third will be points leader Andrew Ranger, Ranger comes into Edmonton with an eight point lead on Lacroix.

Anthony Simone and LP Dumoulin round out the top five.

Alex Labbe and Donald Theetge will start sixth and seventh respectively. While Marc-Antoine Camirand, Brett Taylor and Mark Dilley complete the top ten starts.

The green flag is still on schedule for 7:30 MDT.