HOMESTEAD (CBSMiami/AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won his seventh NASCAR championship.READ MORE: Florida’s Surgeon General Asked To Leave Meeting At State Senator’s Office After Refusing To Wear Mask
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: Finding This Year’s Most Popular Toys May Be Challenging Because Of Supply Chain Issues
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: Experts Don't Anticipate National Supply Chain Crisis To End Anytime Soon
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