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Austin Theriault, from Fort Kent, Maine, finished in a solid 15th place in his first ever NASCAR Nationwide race this past Sunday at the Get to Know Newton 250 at Iowa Speedway.

The 20-year-old qualified 17th for the race and was as high as ninth place late in the race.

Theriault drove the number 5 Chevy Camaro for the JR Motorsports team.

Sam Hornish Jr. won the race.