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 motorists. Nonetheless, it presents a challenge that is different compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, last week, where Brad Keselowski won.
This course is much more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will be less of a problem. So, this week motorists such as Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track a week, could have less to worry about on that front.
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But the truth is, he has a opportunity to win this time from the start, while weekly Keselowski came from nowhere to win. Keselowski has three career wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and has finished no worse than seventh over his past seven races there.
He has to be the guy you look at when doing tests as he’s a great 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 end in Atlanta and has finished third, fourth and first in his last few races at Nevada, respectively.
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