Touring Series

Fifteen-Year-Old Custer Wins Again

Cole Custer (00) and Dylan Kwasniewski battle during the North American Power 100 Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (NASCAR photo)

Cole Custer (00) and Dylan Kwasniewski battle during the North American Power 100 Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (NASCAR photo)

LOUDON, N.H. — A month after becoming the youngest winner in NASCAR K&N Pro Series history, the 15-year-old from Ladera Ranch, Calif., returned to victory lane Saturday in the North American Power 150 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Custer, the son of Stewart-Haas Racing executive Joe Custer, was making just his 12th career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East start and had a dominant weekend. He was fastest in Friday practice, won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award presented by Coors Brewing, and led a race-high 60 laps.

He also won from the pole Aug. 2 at Iowa Speedway.

Daniel Suarez finished second for his fifth top-three finish in his last six races, while Cale Conley was third.

Rookie Ben Rhodes and Dylan Presnell finished fourth and fifth, respectively. Rookie Jesse Little took home sixth.

1. (1) Cole Custer, Ladera Ranch, Calif., Chevrolet, 105 laps, 64.944 mph.

2. (3) Daniel Suarez, Monterrey, Mexico, Toyota, 105.

3. (4) Cale Conley, Vienna, W. Va., Toyota, 105.

4. (13) Ben Rhodes, Louisville, Ky., Chevrolet, 105.

5. (10) Dylan Presnell, Sevierville, Tenn., Chevrolet, 105.

6. (6) Jesse Little, Sherrills Ford, N.C., Chevrolet, 105.

7. (8) Brett Moffitt, Grimes, Iowa, Toyota, 105.

8. (9) Gray Gaulding, Colonial Heights, N.C., Toyota, 105.

9. (5) Mackena Bell, Carson City, Nev., Toyota, 105.

10. (14) Ronnie Bassett, Jr., Winston Salem, N.C., Toyota, 105.

11. (19) Scott Heckert, Ridgefield, Conn., Chevrolet, 105.

12. (18) Brandon Jones, Atlanta, Ga., Chevrolet, 105.

13. (11) Matt Tifft, Hinckley, Ohio, Chevrolet, 105.

14. (12) Brandon Watson, Stayner, Ontario, Canada, Chevrolet, 105.

15. (27) Trey Hutchens, Lexington, N.C., Chevrolet, 105.

16. (30) Akinori Ogata, Kanagawa, Japan, Toyota, 105.

17. (25) John Salemi, Nashua, N.H., Toyota, 105.

18. (28) Clay Campbell, Martinsville, Va., Chevrolet, 105.

19. (16) Austin Self, Austin, Texas, Dodge, 98, accident.

20. (21) Kenzie Ruston, El Reno, Okla., Chevrolet, 76, accident.

21. (29) Cory Joyce, Gilford, N.H., Chevrolet, 76, accident.

22. (24) Brandon Gdovic, Yorktown, Va., Toyota, 61, engine.

23. (7) Eddie MacDonald, Rowley, Mass., Toyota, 44, accident.

24. (2) Dylan Kwasniewski, Las Vegas, Nev., Chevrolet, 34, accident.

25. (23) Ryan Gifford, Winchester, Tenn., Toyota, 34, accident.

26. (15) Ben Kennedy, Daytona Beach, Fla., Chevrolet, 34, accident.

27. (26) Rafael Vallina, Chihuahua, Mexico, Toyota, 34, accident.

28. (22) Bryan Ortiz, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Toyota, 34, accident.

29. (17) Austin Dyne, Malibu, Calif., Chevrolet, 27, engine.

30. (20) Johnny VanDoorn, Coopersville, Mich., Chevrolet, 10, engine.

 

 

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