Toyota Owners 400: participants, number of laps, prize money, everything to know about the event

Following the blockbuster run at Circuit of the Americas, the Toyota Owners 400 pulls of the curtains of the seventh race of the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series this Sunday. The NASCAR drivers will first lap-log around the Richmond Raceway to test out their 2024 racing machines before the final showdown.

With the race festival just around the corner, here are the A-to-Zs of the Toyota Owners 400 that every NASCAR enthusiast should know.

Toyota Owners 400: Participants

The 2024 Cup Series is back into the NASCAR scenes with its high-speed thrills and crashes, as it heads to Henrico County, Virginia for the Toyota Owners 400 race this weekend. It is officially the seventh race of this year’s Cup Series, flagged to take place at the Richmond Raceway, which has hosted it for the past 69 seasons.

As in the typical Cup Series race, the Toyota Owners 400 will feature the usual 36 teams that are listed as ‘Chartered Entries’ for the 2024 NASCAR season.

Driver #Driver NameTeam
#1Ross ChastainTrackhouse Racing
#2Austin CindricTeam Penske
#3Austin DillonRichard Childress Racing
#4Josh BerryJR Motorsports
#5 Kyle LarsonHendrick Motorsports
#6Brad KeselowskiRFK Racing
#7Corey LaJoieSpire Motorsports
#8Kyle Busch23XI Racing
#9Chase ElliottHendrick Motorsports
#10Noah GragsonJR Motorsports
#11Denny Hamlin23XI Racing
#12Ryan BlaneyTeam Penske
#14Chase BriscoeStewart-Haas Racing
#15Kaz GralaFront Row Motorsports
#16Ty DillonRackley WAR
#17Chris BuescherRFK Racing
#19Martin Truex, Jr.Joe Gibbs Racing
#20Christopher BellJoe Gibbs Racing
#21Harrison BurtonWood Brothers Racing
#22Joey LoganoTeam Penske
#23Bubba Wallace23XI Racing
#24William ByronHendrick Motorsports
#31Daniel HemricKaulig Racing
#34Michael McDowellLive Fast Motorsports
#38Todd GillilandFront Row Motorsports
#41Ryan PreeceTeam Penske
#42John Hunter NemechekKyle Busch Motorsports
#43Erik JonesThorSport Racing
#44Tyler ReddickRichard Childress Racing
#47Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.JTG Daugherty Racing
#48Alex BowmanHendrick Motorsports
#51Justin HaleyKaulig Racing
#54Ty GibbsJoe Gibbs Racing
#71Zane SmithGMS Racing
#77Carson HocevarNiece Motorsports
#99Daniel SuarezTrackhouse Racing

According to Fox Sports’ Bob Pockrass, the race is geared to see two major changes in the drivers’ lineup. The first driver to make entry at Richmond is No. 15 Rick Ware Racing’s Kaz Grala, and the second one is Kaulig Racing’s new No. 16, Ty Dillion.

Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson, who was clinched the pole position in the 2023 edition, will be geared to defend his title this Sunday at the 2024 Toyota Owners 400.

Toyota Owners 400: Date, Time, Number of Laps, Prize Money

The Toyota Owners 400 race of the Cup Series will be hosted at the Richmond Raceway circuit, which is a D-shaped, asphalt racetrack with a track length of 0.75 miles. The race will officially be completed across 400 laps, covering a total distance of 300 miles (643.738 kilometers).

In terms of the prize money, the winner of the race will receive somewhere between 8 and 10 percent of the overall $7,886,627. Based on this estimation, the 2024 Toyota Owners 400 winner will be awarded a check worth between $500,000 and $700,000 U.S. dollars.

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31st March/ 7 PM ETToyota Owners 400

The Toyota Owners 400 will officially kick off with the practice and qualifying session on March 30th. The official race will be start at exactly 7 PM Eastern Time on March 31st and will be broadcast live on FOX and MRN.

Can Kyle Larson defend his ‘pole position’ at Richmond this Sunday? Will the Toyota Owners 400 be as thrilling as last week’s race at COTA? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.


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