NASCAR heads straight back to another intermediate track this week as the Pennzoil Oil 400 will comprise a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top motorists. But it presents a different challenge compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, past week, in which Brad Keselowski won.
This course is considerably more affordable than that of tire wear and Atlanta will be less of a problem. So, this week motorists like Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the vast majority of the initial two stages a week, could have to worry about on this front.
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However, the truth is, he’s got a great chance to win this time from the start, while weekly Keselowski sort of came out of 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 to be the first man you look at when doing tests with this race, as he has a chance to win again.
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 past few races at Nevada, respectively.
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