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HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami/AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won his seventh NASCAR championship.

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The win ties Johnson with Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty in the NASCAR record books. He did it by holding off defending champion Kyle Busch and Kyle Logano on a late restart.

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The fourth contender in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship was Carl Edwards. His day ended with 10 laps to go after he was collected in a wreck after contact with Logano.

It was also the final NASCAR race for three-time champion Tony Stewart, who is retiring.

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