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Team: JR Motorsports-00-CWT
Age / DOB:  (17) / 1/23/1998

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Cole Custer will be behind the wheel of the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event since racing at Martinsville Speedway in March.
Earlier this month at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kasey Kahne drove the No. 00 Chevrolet to the team’s first NCWTS victory. Custer has three starts to his credit at Dover, one in NCWTS competition and two in the K&N Pro Series East. His best finish was 14th in both series. Custer holds two starts at the concrete facilities of Dover International Raceway and Bristol Motor Speedway in NCWTS competition. He’s earned an average finish of 11.0 in those events.-JR Motorsports May 27 - 9:23 PM

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Cole Custer won the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell Saturday afternoon at New Jersey Motorsports Park and will start on the pole for Sunday’s ARCA 150 presented by Unique Pretzels.

Custer is making his ARCA Racing Series debut this weekend in the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet. His qualifying speed was 100.504 mph. Custer, who is both the youngest pole sitter and youngest winner in NASCAR Touring Series history, is driving the same car that Chase Elliott scored two top-five’s with at New Jersey Motorsports Park. He is a JR Motorsports development driver splitting his season among NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, ARCA and the NASCAR K&N Series. The listed team owner on the No. 00 is Wayne Peterson, longtime ARCA car owner.-ARCA Racing
May 23 - 9:31 PM

On May 5th at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC, 12 drivers were formally announced as the NASCAR Next Class of 2015, a group of up-and-coming talent that joins the industry program aimed at spotlighting NASCAR’s emerging stars.

Drivers must be between the ages of 15-25, have tangible and expressed goals in eventual competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and demonstrate the potential to realize that goal. Each driver in NASCAR Next must be actively competing in a NASCAR touring or weekly series. Cole Custer (17, Ladera Ranch, CA, Twitter: @colecuster00) – He holds the records for youngest pole award and race winner in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR’s touring series, and led late in the Truck race at Martinsville Speedway earlier this season.-NASCAR.com
May 7 - 10:18 PM

Cole Custer finishes 16th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.

He started the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado second in the lineup for the Kroger 250. This was his first career NCWTS start and he led two laps in the race. He is currently 27th in the 2015 NCWTS Championship standings.
Mar 28 - 9:12 PM

Cole Custer leads the lone NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Martinsville Speedway.

He ran a quick lap of 96.068 mph in the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado. No. 13 Cameron Hayley, No. 98 Johnny Sauter, No. 29 Joey Logano and No. 19 Tyler Reddick round out the top five of the 36 trucks practicing for the Kroger 250. Charles Buchanan Jr. in the No. 87 Ford F-150 was the slowest. Custer also had the fastest 10-lap average speed (94.293 mph) among the 31 trucks that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session.
Mar 27 - 7:11 PM

JR Motorsports enters new territory this weekend as the organization makes its debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) with driver Cole Custer and the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado.

This weekend’s event in Martinsville marks the first of 10 NCWTS races Custer will compete in for JR Motorsports. Custer will also drive the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado in events at Dover International Speedway (May 29), Gateway Motorsports Park (June 13), Iowa Speedway (June 19), Eldora Speedway (July 22), Bristol Motor Speedway (Aug. 19), Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Aug. 30), New Hampshire Motor Speedway (Sept. 26), Martinsville Speedway (Oct. 31) and Phoenix International Raceway (Nov. 13).-JR Motorsports
Mar 26 - 10:18 PM

Cole Custer (who will drive 10 Camping World Truck Series races for JR Motorsports in 2015) will return to run select events in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West divisions for Bill McAnally Racing in 2015, driving the No. 00 NAPA AUTO PARTS/HAAS Automation entry.

Custer, 17, of Ladera Ranch, California, had a record-setting season in 2014. Also a member of the NASCAR Next program, Custer won the K&N West season opener at Phoenix and followed that up with a K&N East win at Richmond in April. His racing resume includes nine events in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, where with a victory at New Hampshire in September he became the youngest winner in NASCAR national series history at the age of 16.-Bill McAnally Racing
Jan 28 - 2:59 PM

JR Motorsports will expand into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) for 10 races in 2015 with driver Cole Custer.

Custer, who turns 17 this month, became the youngest winner in NASCAR national touring series history last year with a truck series victory in only his seventh start. He and the No. 00 Chevrolet Silverado team will receive primary sponsorship from Haas Automation Inc. Joe Shear, Jr., will serve as the team’s crew chief. In addition, JRM will field cars in select NASCAR K&N Pro Series and ARCA Racing events in 2015 as part of Custer’s development.-JR Motorsports
Jan 12 - 11:23 AM

Cole Custer finishes third in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.

He started the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado 19th in the lineup for the Lucas Oil 150. Custer, who made nine of the 21 races this season, is currently 25th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 12:22:00 PM

Cole Custer’s last visit to Phoenix International Raceway in February ended on the highest of high notes, with the 16-year-old NASCAR Next driver capturing his first K&N Pro Series West win from the pole in the Talking Stick Resort 75.

Custer picked up where he left off Thursday, leading the two-hour practice session for the K&N Pro Series West finale, the Casino Arizona 100. Custer posted a fast lap of 27.383 seconds (132.890 mph) around the 1-mile oval. Kyle Benjamin, a Roush Fenway Racing Development Driver, was second fastest at 28.309 (131.488 mph), followed by Custer's teammate with Bill McAnally Racing, Nick Drake at 27.447 (131.353). NASCAR Next drivers Austin Hill and Jesse Little rounded out the top five. David Mayhew, Gray Gaulding, championship points leader Greg Pursley, Jay Beasley, and J.J. Haley completed practice in positions 6-10.-NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 04:03:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 00 NAPA Auto Parts/Haas Automation Chevrolet) won the season-opening event at Phoenix International Raceway and has one win, two poles, one top fives and two top 10s in four career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West starts.

Won the K&N Pro Series East event at Richmond this year. Has three wins, two poles, seven top fives and eight top 10s in 21 career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East starts. Won his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 20. Won the pole and led heading into the final laps in this event last season, ultimately finishing sixth. Is a member of the NASCAR Next program that spotlights young talent in the sport.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 03:43:00 PM

Cole Custer will make his eighth Camping World Truck Series start Saturday afternoon driving the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet Silverado in the Kroger 200 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Custer became the youngest pole winner in national touring series history at 16 years, 4 months and 22 days when he set a track record for the Camping World Truck Series race in June at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. He became the youngest race winner in national touring series history on Sept. 20 by scoring his first career win in the Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon at the age of 16 years, seven months and 28 days.-True Speed Communication
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 09:57:00 PM

Cole Custer scores a 18th place finish in Friday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series-East season finale at Dover (DE) International Speedway.

He started the No. 0 NAPA Auto Parts/Haas Automation Chevrolet 14th in the lineup for the Driver Sober 150. Custer, who made seven of the 16 races on the schedule, closed out the 2014 season 20th in the K&N Pro Series-East point standings.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 08:52:00 PM

Cole Custer looks to close out the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season with a strong finish as the circuit heads to Dover (Delaware) International Speedway for its season finale on Friday.

He has competed in the No. 00 NAPA Auto Parts/Haas Automation entry this year in select events in the East and West divisions of the K&N Pro Series. He won the K&N West season opener at Phoenix in February and scored a K&N East victory at Richmond (VA) International Raceway in April. A member of the NASCAR Next program, Custer has also raced a limited schedule this season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – where with a win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday he became the youngest winner in NASCAR national series history. In June, he became the youngest driver in that series to win a pole. In addition to the victory and two poles, he has five top-10 finishes in seven starts in the truck series.-Bill McAnally Racing
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 07:05:00 PM

Cole Custer (No. 00 NAPA Auto Parts/Haas Automation Toyota) has four wins, four poles, eight top fives and 10 top 10s in 24 career NASCAR K&N Pro Series starts (includes one win, two poles, one top five and two top 10s in four K&N Pro Series West starts).

Won the K&N Pro Series West season-opening event in Phoenix and the K&N Pro Series East event at Richmond this year. Won his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 20. Finished 14th in this event last season. Is a member of the NASCAR Next program that spotlights young talent in the sport.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 01:06:00 PM