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Cole Custer


Cole Custer is an American professional stock car racing driver. Cole Custer competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 07 Mustang for SS-Green Light Racing, and full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 41 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing Stewart-Hass Racing.

Early Life

Cole Custer was born in Massillon, Ohio, the United States on January 23, 1998. His birth name is Cole Matthew Custer. He is 25 years old under the zodiac sign Aquarius. Custer holds American nationality and follows the Christian religion.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Joe Custer (Father) and Cindy Custer (Mother). His father, Joe works as the president of Stewart-Haas Racing and the chief operating officer of the Haas Team. He doesn’t have any siblings as he is the only child of his parents.

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Caption: Cole Custer childhood photo source: Sleek Gist


Speaking of his educational background, Cole is a well-educated person. He completed his secondary education at Ladera Ranch Middle School. Later, he went to Tesoro High School, where he graduated.


Talking about his career, Custer began his career racing quarter midget at the early age of four. In 2011, He won the USA National Focus Young Guns Championship. Moreover, he also won ten races and gained the Rookie of the Year honor.

He joined the K&N Pro Series East in 2013, where he made his appearance for Ken Schrader Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. He won the pole position led every lap and became the youngest race winner in K&N Pro Series history in 2013 after breaking the record of Dylan Kwasniewski by six months.

In the 2014 season, Custer won the Pro West opener at Phoenix International Raceway where he overthrew Brennen Newberry and Greg Pursley on the green-white-checker finish. Moreover, he joined Haas Racing Development to run nine races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

In 2014, he made his appearance in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway. Custer started the race at 9th and finished at 12th, and qualified for the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Motorsports Park.

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Caption: Cole Custer holding trophy Source: ESPN

In 2016, Custer made his Xfinity Series debut for JR Motorsports at Richmond International Raceway where he drove the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro. Moreover, Custer also drove No. 88 for Motorsports to a career-best fourth-place completion at Charlotte in the Hisense 4k TV 300.

He began the 2017 Xfinity season with a crash at Daytona, finishing at the 37th position in 2017. Next week at Atlanta, he made his comeback and completed the race in the 10th position.

He participates continuously in the NASCAR Xfinity Series while operating Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 00 Ford Mustang. From 2020 to 2022, he competed in the NASCAR Cup Series as a full-time driver for SHR.

More about his career

In 2019, Custer won at Fontana, Chicago, Richmond, Pocono, Kentucky, and Dover. Although he was declared the official race winner, he finished second at Darlington after Denny Hamlin was disqualified for failing to meet requirements. He completed the race at the second position in the point for the 2019 season after finishing second to Reddick at Homestead.

Custer joined Rick Ware Racing for his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in March 2018 and made his appearance in the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway finishing the race in 25th position.

He won his first Cup race in the Quaker State 400 at Kentuck Speedway where he passed Ryan Blaney, Martin Truex Jr. as well as Kevin Harvick on the last lap. Moreover,  Custer became the first rookie to win in the Cup Series since Chris Buescher in 2016. Along with that, he was also the 33rd driver to win a race in all three NASCAR national touring series.


Cole Custer became the youngest winner in the history of NASCAR’s national touring series at the age of 16 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He also earned the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year. Likewise, In 2013, Custer became the Youngest NASCAR K&N Pro Series West winner and the second youngest winner in a NASCAR-sanctioned race.

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Caption: Cole Custer being awarded after NASCAR Xfinity victory at Richmond Source: raceways

Net Worth 2024

Cole has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is around $2 Million – $5 Million as of 20232.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Cole is currently single. Up to now, he has not been in a relationship with any woman. Later, he may be involved in partnerships, but there is no information about his love life at this instant. It seems that Custer is more focused on his career rather than being in a relationship.

Cole Custer – Body Measurements

Cole Custer is handsome, undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about 5 feet 1 inch (175 cm) and weighs about 50 kg (110 lbs). In addition, Custer has a black pair of eyes and brown hair color.

Cole Custer – Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Cole is active on his Instagram account @colecuster41 with 47.7K followers. Moreover, Custer also has 61.6K followers on Twitter and 39K followers on Facebook.