NASCAR at Las Vegas: Odds, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch for Pennzoil Oil 400

NASCAR heads straight back to yet another intermediate course this week as the Pennzoil Oil 400 will feature a 1.5-mile race, which favors the Cup Series‘ top motorists. But it introduces a challenge that is significantly different compared to Atlanta Motor Speedway, in which Brad Keselowski won.

This track is much more affordable than that of Atlanta and tire wear will probably be less of an issue. So, last week, this week drivers like Kyle Larson, who had the fastest car on the track for the vast majority of the first two stages, might have to worry about on this front.

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But the truth is, he’s got a fantastic opportunity to win this time from the start while weekly Keselowski sort of 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.

As he has a great chance, he needs to be the first guy you look at when performing evaluations for this race.

But while we would really like to select him, we will go with Martin Truex Jr., who’s coming from a second-place end in Atlanta and has finished third, first and fourth in his past few races in Nevada, respectively.

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