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Todd Gilliland finishes sixth at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Todd Gilliland finished sixth in the Baptist Health 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday.

The top 10 finish for Gilliland added 42 points to his season total.

Gilliland started in 18th position. The fourth-year driver has one career victory, with 13 top-five finishes and 28 results inside the top 10.

The sixth-place result on Saturday was the first time Gilliland has cracked the top 10 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The Sherrills Ford, North Carolina native began the race seven spots behind his career mark of 10.6, but finished seven places ahead of his career average of 12.6.

Gilliland’s sixth-place finish came against a field of 38 drivers. The race endured seven cautions and 34 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were eight lead changes.

Kyle Busch brought home the win in the race, and Tyler Ankrum finished second. Ross Chastain placed third, Chase Elliott secured fourth, and Johnny Sauter finished off the top five.

After Chastain won the first stage, Busch grabbed control and won Stage 2 before earning the checkered flag.

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