Gray Gaulding placed sixth in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday. It’s Gaulding’s third top-10 finish of the season.
Tyler Reddick came away with the victory in the race, with Chase Briscoe taking second, and John H. Nemechek crossing the finish line third.
Jeremy Clements brought home fourth place, followed by Austin Cindric to round out the top five.
Brandon Jones came away victorious in Stage 1, with Kyle Busch taking Stage 2.
Gaulding earned 34 points over the weekend, increasing his total to 494 on the season. He ranks No. 13 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series overall points standings.
The fourth-year driver did not earn any playoff points this week and still is in search of his first playoff points of the season.
Gaulding qualified in 13th position at 120.573 mph.
Gaulding still is looking for his first career win but boasts one top-five finish and two finishes in the top 10.
There were 38 cars in the field and the race saw nine cautions and 59 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag, there were 11 lead changes.
With Reddick driving his Camaro to glory for Richard Childress, Chevrolet added 40 points to its season totals. Overall, Chevrolet ranks No. 1 with 789 points, followed by Toyota in the No. 2 spot with 785. Ford sits at No. 3 with 781 points on the season.