Josh Bilicki finished 12th in the UNOH 188 at the DAYTONA Road Course at Daytona International Speedway Road Course on Saturday after heading into the race with an average finish position of 22.5 this season.
Bilicki’s result added 25 points to his season total. Bilicki now ranks 32nd in the NASCAR Xfinity Series standings with 97 points.
Bilicki started in 19th position and led one lap in the race. The fifth-year driver has never finished inside the top 10 in his career.
The Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting 12 spots higher than his career mark of 30.8 and completing the race 16 places ahead of his 28.4 career average finish.
Bilicki battled against a field of 38 drivers on the way to his 12th-place finish. The race endured seven cautions and eight caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were seven lead changes.
Austin Cindric secured the victory in the race, and Brandon Jones finished second. Noah Gragson crossed the finish line third, AJ Allmendinger secured fourth, and Andy Lally closed out the top five.
After Cindric won Stage 1, Chase Briscoe drove the No. 98 car to victory in Stage 2.