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What time is the 2021 Toyota Owners 400 and how long will the race last?

If you’re wondering when the 2021 Toyota Owners 400 will start or how long it will last, we’ve got you covered.

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Bass Pro Toyota, celebrates with a young fan in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on April 11, 2021 in Martinsville, Virginia. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

The NASCAR Cup Series is back in action on Sunday, April 18th with the Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway. The race starts at 3:00 p.m. ET and will air on FOX. You can watch a live stream on

The race is 400 laps and usually lasts just over three hours. The race was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the previous three races from 2017 to 2019 spanned from 3:00:16 to 3:12:08. Richmond also hosts the Federated Auto Parts 400, which also runs 400 miles. It takes place in September and has generally run about ten or so minutes faster than the annual Toyota Owners 400.

Martin Truex Jr. is the defending champion having won the race in 2019. Although there was no 2020 version of the race, Truex finished second to Brad Keselowski in the Federated Auto Parts 400 last September. Truex sits as the favorite to win the Toyota Owners 400, with odds sitting at +400 on DraftKings Sportsbook. He’s closely followed by Denny Hamlin at +600, Kyle Larson at +700, and Keselowski at +750. Chase Elliott and Joey Logano follow at +850.