NASCAR heads back to another intermediate course this week since the Pennzoil Oil 400 will feature a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series’ top drivers. Nonetheless, it introduces a challenge that is different than Atlanta Motor Speedway, in which Brad Keselowski won past week.
This course is much more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will 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 last week, might have less to worry about on this front.
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But the truth is, while Keselowski came from nowhere to win he’s got a opportunity to win this time from the beginning. 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 opportunity, he needs become the guy you look at when performing tests with this race.
But while we would love to pick him, we will go with Martin Truex Jr., who’s coming off of a second-place finish in Atlanta and has finished third, fourth and first in his last three races at Nevada, respectively.
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