Harrison Burton finished eighth in the UNOH 188 at the DAYTONA Road Course at Daytona International Speedway Road Course on Saturday.
The top-10 finish for Burton, his 12th of the year, added 37 points to his season total. He has 645 total points, good enough for fifth place in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Burton started in ninth position. The second-year driver has earned two career victories, with 10 top-five finishes and 17 results inside the top 10.
The Huntersville, North Carolina native began the race one spot behind his career mark of 8.1, but finished six places ahead of his career average of 13.6.
Burton’s eighth-place finish was against a field of 38 drivers. The race endured seven cautions and eight caution laps. There were seven lead changes.
Austin Cindric earned the victory in the race, and Brandon Jones finished second. Noah Gragson crossed the finish line third, AJ Allmendinger took fourth, and Andy Lally rounded out the top five.
After Cindric won the first stage, Chase Briscoe drove the No. 98 car to victory in Stage 2.