LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 28:  Myatt Snider, driver of the #21 TaxSlayer Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons at Pocono Raceway on June 28, 2020 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Myatt Snider Earns First Career Top-Five Spot with Fourth-Place Finish at Pocono Raceway


Myatt Snider finished fourth in the Pocono Green 225 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons at Pocono Raceway on Sunday to secure his first career top-five finish.

Snider’s top five finish, the second time he has achieved that result this year, added 44 points to his season total.

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Snider started in second position and led eight laps in the race. The first-year driver has collected one top-five and three top-10 finishes in his career.

The Charlotte, North Carolina native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting 13 spots higher than his career mark of 15.3 and completing the race 14 places ahead of his 18.4 career average finish.

Snider’s fourth-place finish was against 36 other drivers. The race endured nine cautions and 31 caution laps. There were 12 lead changes.