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Cole Custer

Team: Stewart-Haas Racing-00-NXS
Age / DOB:  (18) / 1/23/1998

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Cole Custer is one the drivers on the NASCAR.com 'Five to Watch: XFINITY Drivers in 2017' list.
Custer made five XFINITY starts in 2016, notching two top-six finishes at Richmond and Charlotte. A two-time Camping World Truck Series winner, his talent and aggression on the track bode well for an exciting rookie campaign for Custer, who will drive the No. 00 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford in the XFINITY Series in 2017.-NASCAR.com Jan 13 - 1:59 PM

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After a two-year venture in the Camping World Truck Series, JR Motorsports (JRM) will not field a team in the series this season.

JRM fielded Cole Custer from 2015-16 in the No. 00 Chevrolet. He made 33 starts, earning one win in 2015 at Gateway Motorsports Park. JRM will devote its full attention to the XFINITY Series, where it will field five cars in 2017, including full-time rides for Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier, Michael Annett and William Byron. The fifth car will feature Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other drivers. Custer will compete in his rookie XFINITY season with Stewart-Haas Racing, which is racing in the XFINITY Series for the first time.
Source: NBC Sports
Jan 4 - 1:03 PM

Jeff Meendering will oversee Cole Custer's full-time foray with Stewart-Haas Racing's new XFINITY Series team in 2017.

Meendering, 39, started his career at Hendrick Motorsports. After 11 seasons, he was promoted to car chief on the #24 team under crew chief Steve Letarte and driver Jeff Gordon. Most recently, Meendering was the car chief on the #20 Joe Gibbs Racing team with Matt Kenseth and car chief Jason Ratcliff. Custer will pilot the #00, just as he has in the Camping World Truck Series. In 42 CWTS starts, he's scored two victories (Loudon 2014, Gateway 2015) and ended the 2016 season tenth in the championship.-jayski.com
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 09:44:00 PM

In addition to driving the JR Motorsports (JRM) No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Cole Custer will pilot JRM's No. 5 Haas Automation Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Ford EcoBoost 300 on Saturday afternoon.

Friday’s race will be his first start on the 1.5-mile oval at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In his last three NCWTS starts on 1.5-mile tracks, he finished ninth twice and third once for an average finish of 7.0. Friday will mark Custer’s 33rd and final NCWTS start for JR Motorsports. The 18-year-old has one victory, seven top-five and 17 top-10 finishes in JRM equipment over the past two seasons.-JRM
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 11:35:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado) finished 10th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway in Avondale, AZ.

He started 12th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 150-lap race. Custer, who entered all 22 truck races so far this season, is 10th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 08:53:00 PM

In eight starts on 1-mile tracks over his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career, Cole Custer (No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado) has three top-five and four top-10 finishes, including a victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (2014).

His best finish at Phoenix International Raceway is third (2014). The California native won the NASCAR K&N Series main at PIR in 2014, leading 62 laps. His other two starts in the K&N Series at PIR resulted in third- and sixth-place finishes and another 49 laps led. Over his last 10 starts, Custer has averaged a finish of 9.8, including three top-five and eight top-10 finishes, and has earned two poles. Following his ninth-place run at Texas, Custer remained 10th in the NCWTS points, a single marker behind Tyler Reddick.-JR Motorsports
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 02:37:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado) finished 9th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Striping Technology 350 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX.

He started 12th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 147-lap race. Custer, who entered all 21 truck races so far this season, is 10th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 08:42:00 PM

In seven starts on 1.5-mile tracks this season, Cole Custer (No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado) has one top-five and three top-10 finishes.

Over his last seven starts, Custer has led 79 laps. In the previous 13, he led just three. In his last start on a 1.5-mile track, Custer started and finished third at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, leading three laps. The familiar black, red and white paint scheme of Haas Automation will return to Custer’s Chevy Silverado this weekend and will be in place through the end of the season.-JR Motorsports
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 07:58:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 00 OneMain Chevrolet Silverado) finished 7th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.

He started 3rd in the lineup, led 17 laps and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Custer, who entered all 20 truck races so far this season, moved up one spot to 9th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 08:58:00 PM

Cole Custer’s best NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) finish at Martinsville Speedway was fourth, coming in the fall of 2015.

He qualified on the pole for that race and led 96 laps. For the third and final time this season, Custer will carry OneMain Financial as the primary sponsor on his No. 00 Chevrolet Silverado. He has a combined 13 starts on short tracks in the NCWTS, with two top-five and seven top-10 finishes. His average start at Martinsville is a stellar 5.6. Despite being involved in two crashes, Custer maintained 10th place in the points after Talladega, trailing Tyler Reddick by just three points.-JR Motorsports
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 10:57:00 AM

Cole Custer (No. 00 OneMain Chevrolet Silverado) was credited with a 29th place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) fred's 250 at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway.

He started on the pole, led two laps and completed 58 laps before being collected in a multi-truck wreck. He was done for the day and exited the 94-lap race. The JR Motorsports driver, who started in all 19 truck races so far this season, is 10th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 12:03:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 00 OneMain Chevrolet Silverado) won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award for today's fred's 250 (178.417 mph).

This is his fifth pole in 38 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races. It is his second pole and ninth top-10 start in 2016 and first pole in one races at Talladega Superspeedway. Grant Enfinger (starts second) posted his fourth top-10 start of 2016 and his first in three races at Talladega. Spencer Gallagher (third) posted his second top-10 start at Talladega and his seventh in 19 races this season.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 01:00:00 PM

Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Talladega Superspeedway will be Cole Custer’s first on the 2.66-mile speedway in any series.

Though he has not raced at Talladega, the No. 00 OneMain Financial Chevrolet Silverado driver does have experience at Daytona International Speedway, another restrictor-plate track. He finished 10th this year in the ARCA race after starting on the pole and ran as high as fourth in the NCWTS race before getting caught up in a wreck, resulting in a 24th-place finish. After a strong third-place run at Las Vegas, Custer sits 10th in the NCWTS point standings, tied with Tyler Reddick.-JR Motorsports
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 10:51:00 AM

Camping World Truck Series regular Cole Custer (No. 00 Chevy Silverado) will drive the No. 5 Haas Automation Chevrolet Camaro in this weekend's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Kansas Speedway.

The 18-year-old driver holds one top-five and two top-10 finishes in three career NXS starts. In a pair of NXS starts on 1.5-mile tracks, Custer’s average starting position is 9.5 and his average finish stands at 18.0. Custer was running in the top seven at Kentucky Speedway in July when he was involved in a pit-road incident that left him with a 32nd-place finish. Earlier this year, Custer drove the No. 00 Silverado to a seventh-place finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas.-JR Motorsports
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 09:17:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 5 Haas Automation Chevrolet Camaro) returns to the NASCAR XFINITY Series for his fourth race with JR Motorsports this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

He holds one top five and two top 10s in his three previous starts with JRM’s NXS program. This weekend will mark his second NXS start at CMS. The 18-year-old driver started 11th and finished a solid fourth on the 1.5-mile oval in May. In two career NXS starts on 1.5-mile tracks, Custer averages 9.5 per start and 18.0 per finish. He was running in the top seven at Kentucky Speedway in July when he was involved in a pit-road incident that put him 32nd in the rundown.-JR Motorsports
Wed, Oct 5, 2016 01:23:00 PM