Cole Custer finished fifth in the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Custer’s top five finish, the first time he has achieved that result this year, added 32 points to his season total.
Custer started in 30th position. The second-year driver has one top-10 finish in his career.
The Ladera Ranch, California native began the race eight spots behind his career mark of 21.9, but finished 19 places ahead of his career average of 23.7.
Custer competed against 40 other drivers on the way to his fifth-place finish. The race endured nine cautions and 43 caution laps. There were 11 lead changes.
After William Byron won Stage 1, Harvick took control and won Stage 2 before driving to victory.