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. Nonetheless, it presents a different challenge compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Brad Keselowski won.
This track is considerably more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will be less of an issue. So, last week this week drivers like Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track, could have less to worry about on that front.
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But the fact is, he has a opportunity to win this season from the start, while last week Keselowski sort of came from nowhere to win. Keselowski has finished no worse than seventh over his past seven races there and has three career wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
As he’s a chance, he needs become the man you look at when doing evaluations for this race.
But while we’d really like to pick him, we are going to go with Martin Truex Jr., who’s coming off of a second-place end in Atlanta and has finished third, fourth and first in his last few races in Nevada, respectively.
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