NASCAR heads back to yet another intermediate track this week as the Pennzoil Oil 400 will comprise a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top drivers. Nonetheless, it presents a challenge compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Brad Keselowski won.
This course is considerably more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will probably be less of an issue. So, a week, this week drivers such as Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the majority of the initial two stages, could have less to worry about on this front.
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However, the truth is, he has a fantastic chance to win this season from the beginning while last week Keselowski sort of came out of nowhere to win. Keselowski has finished no worse than seventh over his past seven races there and has three career wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
He needs become the guy you look at when doing tests with this race, as he’s a opportunity to win.
But while we’d really like to select him, we will go with Martin Truex Jr., who’s coming from a second-place end in Atlanta and has finished third, first and fourth in his last three races at Nevada, respectively.
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