LEBANON, Tenn. - Cole Custer earned the pole position for the Tennessee Lottery 250 at Nashville Superspeedway.

Driving the No. 00 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing, Custer posted a lap speed of 157.020 mph (30.493 seconds).

The 25-year-old California native has one win, six top-five and nine top-10 finishes in 14 starts this season. This is his third pole win on the year.

Chandler Smith was second (156.302 mph), followed by Sammy Smith in third, Ty Gibbs in fourth and Riley Herbst in fifth.

Nashville’s Xfinity Series qualifying record was set by David Stremme in April 2007 with a lap of 166.561 mph (28.811 seconds).

Coverage of the Tennessee Lottery 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race (USA, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio) starts at 2:30 p.m. CT.

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NASCAR Race Schedule and Tickets
Nashville Superspeedway’s remaining 2023 race schedule includes:

Sunday, June 25
Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race (sold out)
6 p.m. CT, NBC, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio 

Saturday, June 24
Tennessee Lottery 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race
2:30 p.m. CT, USA, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio

Call 866.RACE.TIX to discuss your options with an account representative, or visit NashvilleSuperspeedway.com. Tickets for Saturday’s race are free for children ages 12 and younger (with a paying adult).

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About Nashville Superspeedway
Nashville Superspeedway, Middle Tennessee’s racing jewel, is a year-round family-friendly destination in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. The 1.33-mile D-shaped track with 14 degrees of banking has hosted two NASCAR Cup Series races, 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, 16 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events and eight Indy Racing League contests. The largest concrete-only track in NASCAR, Nashville Superspeedway is owned by Speedway Motorsports, LLC.