Daniel Hemric finished fourth in the EchoPark 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Hemric’s top five finish added 46 points to his season total.
Hemric started in second position. The third-year driver has accumulated 24 top-five and 43 top-10 finishes in his career.
The fourth-place result on Saturday was the first time Hemric has cracked the top 10 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The Kannapolis, North Carolina native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting seven spots higher than his career mark of 8.7 and completing the race eight places ahead of his 12.2 career average finish.
Hemric battled against a field of 37 drivers on the way to his fourth-place finish. The race endured six cautions and 28 caution laps. There were 10 lead changes.
AJ Allmendinger took the checkered flag in the race, followed by Noah Gragson in second place and Justin Haley in third. Hemric took fourth ahead of Harrison Burton’s finish to secure fifth.
Austin 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.