NASCAR heads straight back to another intermediate track this week since the Pennzoil Oil 400 will feature a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top drivers. But it presents a challenge that is different compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, past week, in which Brad Keselowski won.
This course is much more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will probably be less of a problem. So, this week drivers such as Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the vast majority of the first two stages a week, could have to worry about on that front.
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However, the truth is, he has a chance to win this season from the start while last week Keselowski came out of nowhere to win. Keselowski has three career wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and has finished no worse than seventh over his last seven races there.
He needs to be the first man you look at when doing tests as he’s a great opportunity to win .
But while we’d really like to pick him, we are going to go with Martin Truex Jr., who is coming from 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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