If some of the biggest names in NASCAR are worried about dive bombing Turn 1 at Michigan International Speedway at 215 miles per hour, you’d be hard pressed to tell.

The 2-mile MIS oval hosts this week’s Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race, and like last Sunday’s event at Pocono Raceway, this battle will be conducted on a track surface that’s been freshly repaved and is both billiard-table smooth and blindingly fast.