NASCAR heads back to another intermediate course this week as the Pennzoil Oil 400 will feature a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top drivers. Nonetheless, it introduces a challenge that is different compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, in which Brad Keselowski won.
This track is considerably flatter than that of Atlanta and tire wear will be less of an issue. So, a week this week drivers like Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the majority of the initial two stages, might have less to worry about on that front.
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However, the truth is, he’s got a opportunity to win this time from the start while weekly Keselowski came from nowhere to win. Keselowski has finished no worse than seventh over his last seven races there and has three career wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
He needs become the first man you look at when doing tests as he has a fantastic opportunity to win.
But while we would really like to pick him, we will go with Martin Truex Jr., who is coming from a second-place finish in Atlanta and has finished third, fourth and first in his past few races in Nevada, respectively.
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