Michael McDowell finished 15th in the Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.
McDowell’s result added 22 points to his season total.
McDowell started in 30th position. The 13th-year driver has earned three top-five and eight top-10 finishes in his career.
Over the course of his career at Homestead-Miami Speedway, McDowell has started 10 races, completed six of them, and compiled one top-10 finish.
The Glendale, Arizona native began the race one spot behind his career mark of 28.9, but finished 16 places ahead of his career average of 31.1.
McDowell took on a field of 38 drivers on the way to his 15th-place finish. The race endured six cautions and 27 caution laps. There were 17 lead changes.
As well as earning the race victory, Hamlin won both of the first two stages to finalize a dominant day in Homestead.