HBO PPV Auto Racing Event Postponed


Inclement weather has forced a postponement of tonight's (June 3) Prelude To The Dream pay-per-view auto racing event, Home Box Office announced.
The HBO PPV-distributed event, which was set to take place at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and pitted such top auto racing personalities as Tony Stewart, Ryan Nelson and Jimmie Johnson in race to benefit several charities, was postponed due to persistent rain. The event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, according to HBO, although it's unclear whether the network will offer the rescheled event via PPV.
"We worked really hard to make sure everything was right for the drivers, fans and viewers at home on HBO Pay-Per-View, but the weather was the one element we couldn't control," said Stewart,  owner of Eldora Speedway in a statement.
Subscribers who have already purchased the $29.95 Prelude to the Dream PPV event will be refunded, according to HBO.
The event that was slated to benefit four military-themed charities - Wounded Warrior Project, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Operation Homefront and Fisher House.