Jimmie Johnson finished 12th in the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Johnson’s result added 25 points to his season total. He is 17th in the NASCAR Cup Series with 459 total points.
Johnson started in 20th position. The 20th-year driver has secured 83 career victories, with 229 top-five finishes and 370 results inside the top 10.
Victory Lane at New Hampshire Motor Speedway is a familiar place for Johnson, who has three career wins at the track. Over the course of his career at Loudon, Johnson has also put together 10 top-five finishes and 22 top-10s.
The El Cajon, California native began the race seven spots behind his career mark of 12.7, but finished two places ahead of his career average of 14.
Johnson competed with 38 other drivers on the way to his 12th-place finish. The race endured 11 cautions and 52 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were 22 lead changes.
Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag in the race, and Denny Hamlin followed in second. Martin Truex Jr placed third, Joey Logano took fourth, and Kevin Harvick rounded out the top five.
After Hamlin won Stage 1, Keselowski grabbed control and won Stage 2 before taking the checkered flag.