FORT WORTH, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 22: Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Ford, drives during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Andy's Frozen Custard 300 - Practice at Texas Motor Speedway on September 22, 2023 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 22: Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Ford, drives during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Andy's Frozen Custard 300 - Practice at Texas Motor Speedway on September 22, 2023 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Cole Custer returning to Stewart-Haas Racing’s Xfinity program in 2024

Stewart-Haas Racing announced on Thursday morning that Cole Custer will return to its Xfinity Series team in 2024 to pilot the No. 00 Ford.

In Custer’s return season to the Xfinity Series, he’s picked up a pair of wins at Portland and the Chicago Street Course. Last weekend at Martinsville, he qualified for the Championship 4 and will make his third appearance this weekend at Phoenix.

Custer has 13 top-five and 20 top-10 finishes this season, both off his 2018 and 2019 totals in the Xfinity Series.