For the Toyota Owners 400, NASCAR will be live under the lights on Saturday, April 13th.
This is actually the race of the season and Kyle Busch has a commanding lead at the top of the standings. With the defending champ of this race, and 3 wins on the season, Busch is the odds on favorite to win according to the vast majority of NASCAR websites.
The Richmond Raceway has been a part of NASCAR since the 1950s. It’s among the oldest venues to host races and it’s a place where a lot of NASCAR’s legends were created. Lee Petty, Richard Petty’s father, won the first race here. NASCAR has run races at Richmond every year since 1959.
The track has an asphalt surface using a distance of .75 miles. It is a basic oval with front stretch, 4 turns, and a backstretch. The spring Richmond race returned to Saturday nights where it’s traditionally been held for decades after being transferred around on the calendar throughout the past few decades.
The Toyota Owners follows:
Total Miles: 300
Phase 1: First 100 laps
Stage 2: Second 100 laps
Final Period: Staying 200 laps
The race begins at 7:30 PM ET plus it will broadcast on FOX.
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