Eleven drivers made their qualifying runs when the rains came, but by NASCAR rule, if all drivers have not completed their laps the starting grid is based on owner points.
Points leader Kyle Busch starts the race from the pole position at the Michigan International Speedway.
Qualifying was rained out hours after NASCAR president Mike Helton ordered drivers to stop airing their complaints about the cars being used by NASCAR this season, with two complaints being the heat of the vehicles and bumpy racetracks.
'SNL': 'Anchorman 2' cast, One Direction sing 'Afternoon Delight' [VIDEO]
Ukrainian protestors topple Lenin statue [VIDEO]