NASCAR heads straight back to yet another intermediate track this week as the Pennzoil Oil 400 will feature a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top drivers. Nonetheless, it presents a considerably different challenge compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Brad Keselowski won.
This track is much flatter than that of tire wear and Atlanta will probably be less of a problem. So, a week this week motorists such as Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the majority of the initial two stages, could have to worry about on this front.
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But the fact is, he’s got a chance to win this season while last week Keselowski kind of 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 has become the first guy you look at when performing evaluations as he’s a fantastic chance to win.
But while we’d really like to select him, we are going to go with Martin Truex Jr., who’s coming from a second-place finish in Atlanta and has finished third, fourth and first in his last few races in Nevada, respectively.
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