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What time is the 2021 Coca-Cola 600 and how long will the race last?

If you’re wondering when the 2021 Coca-Cola 600 will start or how long it will last, we’ve got you covered.

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota, races during the NASCAR Cup Series Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway on May 16, 2021 in Dover, Delaware. Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

The NASCAR Cup Series is back in action on Sunday, May 30th with the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The race starts at 6:00 p.m. ET and will air on FOX. You can watch a live stream on or on the Bally Sports app.

The race is 400 laps which adds up to 600 miles on the mile-and-a-half track, and is the longest race on the season’s schedule. It usually lasts somewhere around 4 and a half hours. The last three races have lasted 4 hours and 29 minutes, 4 hours and 50 minutes and 4 hours and 23 minutes. Dating back to 2000, the fastest full-distance race was 3 hours and 16 minutes in 2003 and the longest was 5 hours and 13 minutes in 2005.

Kyle Larson has the pole position for Sunday’s race and is the favorite to win at DraftKings Sportsbook, installed at +400. He’s followed on the odds list by Chase Elliott (+550), Martin Truex, Jr. (+600), Kyle Busch (+800), and Denny Hamlin (+1000).