Justin Haley finished sixth in the Kansas Lottery 250 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.
The top-10 finish for Haley added 42 points to his season total. He now has 592 total points, good enough for fifth place in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Haley started in 12th position. The third-year driver has one career victory, with 10 top-five finishes and 31 results inside the top 10.
Saturday’s race was the first of Haley’s career at Kansas Speedway.
The Winamac, Indiana native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting two spots higher than his career mark of 14.4 and completing the race nine places ahead of his 14.8 career average finish.
Haley’s sixth-place finish was against 37 other drivers. The race endured five cautions and 22 caution laps. There were nine lead changes.
Brandon Jones earned the victory in the race, and Austin Cindric finished second. Harrison Burton crossed the finish line third, Ryan Sieg brought home fourth, and Ross Chastain grabbed the No. 5 spot.
Cindric got off to a strong start in the race, winning the first two stages, but couldn’t hold on to secure the race victory.