On Saturday, April 13th, NASCAR will be live Beneath the lights for the Toyota Owners 400, at the Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia.
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, as well as the champ of the race, Busch is the odds on favorite to win this Saturday night according to the vast majority of betting websites.
The Richmond Raceway was a part of NASCAR since the 1950s. It is one of the oldest places to host NASCAR races and it’s a place where a lot of NASCAR’s legends were born. Lee Petty, the father of Richard Petty, won the first race here in 1953. Races at Richmond have run every year.
The track comes with an asphalt surface with a space of .75 miles. It’s a basic d-shape oval with a backstretch, front stretch, and 4 turns. 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
Last Period: Remaining 200 laps
The race begins at 7:30 PM ET and it will air on FOX.