The temperatures were cold, but the track was hot at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday morning, with Cole Custer breaking the old track record during Camping World Truck Series qualifying. Custer will lead the field to green on Saturday afternoon in a race that will mark the first time since 2011 that the Truck Series will make its way around the Magic Mile for the UNOH 175.

Custer eclipsed Kyle Busch's 2011 track record with a new speed of 131.897 mph (28.877 seconds). Hot on Custer's tail were Cameron Hayley and Darrell Wallace Jr., both of whom hit 131 mph, but fell short of beating Busch's old record. Ryan Blaney, and Brennan Newberry round out the top-five.

Erik Jones raced his way up to first place for the first round of qualifying and came close to breaking the old qualifying record, but fell short during the second round and will start the race in seventh.

Top drivers after the first round of qualifying were:

  1. Erik Jones
  2. Ryan Blaney
  3. Timothy Peters
  4. Gray Gaulding
  5. Joey Coulter
  6. Darrell Wallace Jr.
  7. Tyler Reddick
  8. Cole Custer
  9. Cameron Hayley
  10. Mason Mingus
  11. John H. Nemechek
  12. Brennan Newberry

The UNHO 175 will drop the green flag at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

NASCAR's best will race for Loudon the Lobster on Sunday. A limited number of seats for both Saturday and Sunday's events are still available. To purchase tickets please call the NHMS ticket hotline at (603) 783-4931 or by visiting