HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami/AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won his seventh NASCAR championship.READ MORE: Celtics Tie Eastern Finals 1-1 With 127-102 Win Over Heat
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.READ MORE: Police: Glades Middle School Teacher Arrested After Pursuing Romantic Relationship With Former Student
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.MORE NEWS: Florida Man Severely Burned When Fire Erupts During Arrest Attempt At Wawa Gas Station
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