Custer’s Iowa Preview

Cole Custer & Chad Finchum

Date: July 27, 2019
Race Name: US Cellular 250 (Race 19 of 33)
Venue: Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa
Television: 5:00 p.m. EDT on NBCSN

Point Standings:

Cole Custer: 3rd; trails points leader by 76 points

Custer has five starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Iowa Speedway along with three starts in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series.

He was the polesitter at the June 2019 Iowa race, led 59 laps and finished 2nd. This was his best career finish at the .875-mile track in the Xfinity Series.

Custer owns one win at Iowa in the K&N Pro Series East back in 2013. He started from the pole and led all 150 laps.

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You won the pole and finished 2nd at Iowa back in June. What do you need to gain an edge on the 20 car?

“The June race was our best race I have had at Iowa since going there in the K&N Series back in 2013. We’ve always been strong here, but Christopher has been the guy to beat the last few years here. I think we hit on something in June that will carry over to the race this week to hopefully close that gap and give Iowa a new person to celebrate with in Victory Lane. It’s by far one of my favorite tracks, so it’s a place I can’t wait to get back to and hopefully we can finish one spot better this time around.”


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