Austin Dillon finished eighth in the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
The top-10 finish for Dillon, his sixth of the year, added 29 points to his season total. Dillon now ranks 17th in the NASCAR Cup Series standings with 501 points.
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Dillon started in 31st position. The 10th-year driver has tallied three career victories, with 13 top-five finishes and 45 results inside the top 10.
In his career at Michigan International Speedway, Dillon has compiled two top-five finishes and his eighth-place result marks the fourth top-10.
The Welcome, North Carolina native began the race 12 spots behind his career mark of 19, but finished 12 places ahead of his career average of 20.
Dillon competed with a field of 39 drivers on the way to his eighth-place finish. The race endured five cautions and 24 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were 10 lead changes.