Bubba Wallace crossed the finish line third in the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. It’s Wallace’s first top-five finish of the 2019 season.
Kevin Harvick secured the win in the race, with Joey Logano taking second. William Byron took fourth place, followed by Clint Bowyer in the No. 5 spot.
Logano picked up 10 bonus points by winning Stage 1, and Harvick took Stage 2.
Wallace earned 34 points over the weekend, increasing his total to 351 on the season. He ranks No. 27 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series overall standings. Wallace did not muster any playoff points Sunday and has yet to tally his first playoff points of the season.
The third-year driver qualified in 15th position at 184.030 mph.
Wallace still is looking for his first career win but boasts two top-five finishes and four finishes in the top 10.
Wallace battled 39 others cars in the field and the race saw nine cautions and 48 caution laps. There were 14 lead changes before the checkered flag.
With Harvick finishing out front in Stewart-Haas Racing’s Mustang, Ford added 40 points to its season totals. Overall, Toyota ranks No. 1 with 948 points, followed by Ford in the No. 2 spot with 923. Chevrolet sits at No. 3 with 883 points on the season.