NASCAR heads 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 drivers. But it introduces a challenge than Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Brad Keselowski won.
This track is much flatter than that of Atlanta and tire wear will probably be less of a problem. So, last week this week motorists like Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track, could have to worry about on that front.
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But the fact is, he has a fantastic chance to win this time while weekly Keselowski 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 to win, he needs to be the first guy you look at when performing tests for this race.
But while we would love to select him, we are going to go with Martin Truex Jr., who is coming from a second-place finish in Atlanta and has finished third, fourth and first in his last few races at Nevada, respectively.