Race Name: Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 (Race 26 of 33)
Venue: Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada
Television: 7:30 p.m. EDT on NBCSN
– Cole Custer: 3rd; trails points leader by 113 points
– Chase Briscoe: 6th; trails points leader by 214 points
- Custer has six wins, 12 top-fives, 17 top-10s, five pole awards and has led 782 laps through 25 races in 2019.
- Crew chief Mike Shiplett has eight starts with three top-fives, six top-10’s and two wins coming in 2018.
- In the last two races at LVMS, Custer has sat on the pole both races and finished third and ninth respectively.
- Click here for Custer’s career stats.
- Click here for Custer’s stats at Las Vegas.
- Click here for photos of Cole.
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It’s the last race before the playoffs. Is this a place where you think you can set the tone for the rest of the year?
“We’ve had really good speed here in the past as we qualified on the pole the last two races here and have led some laps. I think it’s a track that really suits us well, especially (crew chief) Mike Shiplett as he won both races here in 2018. Winning here would help set the tone for us in the playoffs but it would also help us out as we would be able to build more of a gap with five extra playoff points heading into that time of year. I believe if we can put ourselves in good positions like we have in the past, that we as good of a chance as anybody.”