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What time is the 2021 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 and how long will the race last?

If you’re wondering when the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 will start or how long it will last, we’ve got you covered.

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, talks with Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 DoorDash Toyota, during the NASCAR Cup Series Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 29, 2021 in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

The NASCAR Cup Series is back in action on Saturday, April 10th with the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at the Martinsville Speedway. The race starts at 7:30 p.m. ET and will air on FS1. You can watch a live stream on

The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 is 500 laps with a total distance of 263 miles. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, the race has taken 3 hours and 13 minutes, 3 hours and 23 minutes, and 3 hours and 23 minutes, respectively.

Joey Logano has the pole for this race, as determined by a performance-metrics formula. He’s joined on the front row by Denny Hamlin and they are followed by William Byron and last year’s runner-up at Martinsville, Ryan Blaney.

Martin Truex Jr. won last year’s race and is the DraftKings Sportsbook favorite to win again in 2021, with odds installed at +500. He’s followed by Chase Elliott (+600), Brad Keselowski (+600), Denny Hamlin (+700).