NASCAR heads straight back to another intermediate track this week since the Pennzoil Oil 400 will comprise a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top motorists. But it introduces a challenge that is different compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, last week, in which Brad Keselowski won.
This course is considerably more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear 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 vast majority of the initial two stages, could have less to worry about on that front.
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But the truth is, he’s got a chance to win this season while Keselowski came from nowhere to win last week. Keselowski has finished no worse than seventh over his last seven races there and has three career wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
As he’s a fantastic opportunity to win, he has to be the first man you look at when doing evaluations with this race.
But while we would love to select him, we are going to go with Martin Truex Jr., who is coming off of a second-place finish in Atlanta and has finished third, first and fourth in his last three races in Nevada, respectively.
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