NASCAR heads 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 motorists. Nonetheless, it presents a different challenge compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, last week, in which Brad Keselowski won.
This course is considerably more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will be less of a problem. So, a week, this week motorists like Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the majority of the initial two stages, could have to worry about on this front.
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But the truth is, while Keselowski sort of came out of nowhere to win last week, he’s got a opportunity to win this time from the beginning. 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 guy you look at when doing tests as he’s a fantastic chance to win.
But while we would really like to pick him, we are going to go with Martin Truex Jr., who’s coming from a second-place finish in Atlanta and has finished third, first and fourth in his past three races at Nevada, respectively.
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