Photo: NASCAR teams take cover during tornado warning at Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 was brought to a halt on Sunday when severe thunderstorms moved through. A tornado warning was issued for the area.

The below photo shows what appears to be a large tornado in the distance.

daytona 500 tornado

NASCAR teams took cover as a precautionary measure.

daytona 500 tornado teams cover

[Photo: @McMurrica, @DaytonaBestMix]