For Its Toyota Owners 400, NASCAR will Probably Be live under the lights in the Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia, on Saturday, April 13th.
This is actually the race of this season and Kyle Busch has a commanding lead at the top of the standings. With 3 wins on the season, and the race’s champ, Busch is the odds on favorite to win according to the majority of websites.
The Richmond Raceway has been a part of NASCAR since the 1950s. It is among the oldest venues to host NASCAR races and it’s a place where a lot of NASCAR’s legends have been born. The father of Richard Petty, lee Petty, won the first race here. Races at Richmond have run every year since 1959.
The track has an asphalt surface using a distance of .75 miles. It’s a fundamental d-shape oblong with a backstretch, stretch that is front, and 4 turns. After being transferred around on the calendar throughout the past few decades, the spring Richmond race returned to Saturday nights where it has traditionally been held for decades.
The Toyota Owners 400 breaks down as follows:
Total Miles: 300
Total Laps: 400
Phase 1: First 100 laps
Stage 2: Secondly 100 laps
Last Stage: Remaining 200 laps
The race begins at 7:30 PM ET plus it’ll air on FOX.