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Custer claims Coors Light Late Model race

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Once Cole Custer took off after the green flag was waved, it would be hard to catch the 14-year-old driver in round three of the Coors Light Late Model Open series as he took home the $1,000 prize Saturday on Holiday Inn Express Night at the Madera Speedway.

In his first season of racing Late Models, Custer became the youngest driver ever to win a main in that class at the Madera Speedway.

“It’s just a dream to be able to race a car as fast as these are,” Custer said. “Without my sponsors or my parents, I wouldn’t be able to do any of that. They are all the people that help us.”

Custer, who’s been racing since he was 5 years old, made the jump from racing quartermidgets and Focus midgets last year to the late model class this season...


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