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Top 10

Unofficial top 10: Johnson, Larson, Harvick, Logano, McMurray, Kyle Busch, Kenseth, Allmendinger, Hamlin and McDowell.

Miami championship

Third straight year, that the title winner wins at Miami. Harvick in '14, Kyle Busch in '15, Johnson in '16.

Championship 4 wrapup

Johnson (WINS RACE AND TITLE), Logano (p4), Kyle Busch (p6), Edwards (p34, after late wreck)

Checkered flag

Jimmie Johnson wins at Homestead-Miami. His fifth win of the season and third of the Chase to win the 2016 Sprint Cup championship.

Lap 267

Johnson wins at Homestead, leading just at the end. This is his seventh Sprint Cup championship matching Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for the most in Sprint Cup history.

Lap 267

Johnson takes the white flag. Logano is in fourth. Kyle Busch in sixth.

Lap 266

Johnson takes the lead in NASCAR Overtime with two to go.

Lap 266

Green Flag: Larson leads the field into Turn 1. Johnson in P2, Logano in P3.

Lap 265

Caution had come out for Stenhouse.

Lap 265

Kyle Busch comes to pit road for tires. He was running in fifth.

Lap 263

Johnson with a great restart is now in P2. Logano is in P3.

Lap 263

Green Flag: Larson leads the field into Turn 1.

Lap 262

Larson will lead the field to green, Kyle Busch is leading the Championship battle.

Lap 261

Everyone behind Logano came to pit road as well.

Lap 261

Logano comes to pit road. Only Championship 4 driver to pit. Taking four tires. Was in ninth, third among Championship 4 drivers.

Lap 260

This will be a quick yellow, according to the tower.

Lap 260

To pit or not to pit, that is the question.

Lap 258

Red has been withdrawn; yellow has been displayed. Cars are rolling.

Lap 258

Championship 4 when we restart: Kyle Busch (p3), Johnson (p4) and Logano (p9). Edwards was in that last big wreck.

Lap 258

This is the order when we go yellow: Larson, Harvick, Kyle Busch, Johnson, Kenseth, Hamlin, A Dillon, Elliott, Logano and Stenhouse.

Lap 258

Ty Dillon is being brought down pit road. 95 appears to be leaking.

Lap 258

When the red is lifted, this will be a fascinating strategy decision. Do you take tires or stay out for what should be about a six to seven-lap shootout?

Lap 258

Cleanup is continuing on the track as jet dryers have been fired up.

Lap 258

Keselowski, Kahne and Smith are out of the race due to the accident.

Lap 258

Paul Menard is the beneficiary of the free pass.

Lap 258

The top four: Larson, Harvick, Kyle Busch and Johnson. Logano appears to be scored ninth.

Lap 258

According to the tower, Kyle Busch is scored ahead of Jimmie Johnson when we got back underway.

Lap 258

Officially, Keselowski, Kahne, Smith, Edwards, Logano, Elliott, Newman, Truex and Ty Dillon were involved. Keselowski, Edwards and Truex got the brunt of that damage.

Lap 258

A cleanup is continuing at Homestead. Tower says they will have a lineup shortly.

Lap 258

Classy move by Carl Edwards to go over to the 22 pit box to shake Todd Gordon's hand.

Lap 258

This has to be heartbreaking for Carl Edwards, who was just 10 laps away from the championship.

Lap 258

Red flag has been displayed.

Lap 258

Truex's car is on fire and he gets out.

Lap 258

Caution: Logano moves low to block Edwards and Edwards goes into the wall.

Lap 258

Green Flag: Larson leads the field into Turn 1. Edwards leads the championship battle.

Lap 257

A pit crew member on the No. 18 slipped and fell getting ready to change the left rear tire.

Lap 256

The Championship 4 will restart in the top six.

Lap 256

Championship 4 on this restart: Edwards (p2), Logano (p3), Johnson (p5) and Kyle Busch (p6).

Lap 255

Race off pit road: Larson, Edwards, Logano, Harvick, Johnson, Kyle Busch, Keselowski, Kenseth, Elliott and Hamlin. All took four tires. Kyle Busch lost three spots.

Lap 255

Leaders hit pit road.

Lap 254

This is the money stop. Expect most to take four tires. Coming in to pit: Edwards (p2), Kyle Busch (p3), Logano (p4) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 253

Caution: Dylan Lupton brings out the yellow. Kasey Kahne is the beneficiary of the free pass.

Lap 251

The gap between Edwards and Kyle Busch is about .6 seconds.

Lap 250

Edwards is running a line about 2/3s up the track.

Lap 249

Johnson got wicked loose on that last lap.

Lap 248

Larson maintains the race lead.

Lap 247

Edwards is starting to drive to a bit of a lead for the championship.

Lap 245

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p2), Kyle Busch (p3), Logano (p4) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 244

Edwards and Kyle Busch going back and forth for the championship lead.

Lap 241

Edwards sticking on the low line, while Kyle Busch sticks up high.

Lap 240

Edwards has made up a ton of ground on this run.

Lap 240

Edwards closing fast on Kyle Busch for second and the championship lead.

Lap 238

Championship 4 as they run: Kyle Busch (p2), Edwards (p3), Logano (p4) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 236

Kyle Busch's lead over Edwards is now under one second.

Lap 234

Edwards chipping into Kyle Busch's lead in the Championship 4 battle.

Lap 233

Championship 4 as they run: Kyle Busch (p2), Edwards (p3), Logano (p4) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 232

Edwards passes Logano for third.

Lap 231

Championship 4 as they run: Kyle Busch (p2), Logano (p3), Edwards (p4) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 229

Larson extending his lead out to 2.3 seconds for the race lead.

Lap 228

Edwards is moving up to the high line and takes fourth from Harvick.

Lap 227

Harvick is still close to Logano for third.

Lap 225

Logano starting to go to the top to gain some ground on the 18.

Lap 224

Kyle Busch trails Larson by about 1.2 seconds for the race lead, but holds a one second lead on Logano for the Championship 4 battle.

Lap 223

Championship 4 as they run: Kyle Busch (p2), Logano (p3), Edwards (p5) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 221

Everyone should be good on fuel from here to the finish.

Lap 220

Logano doing all he can to keep that spot right now.

Lap 219

Harvick is gaining on Logano for third.

Lap 218

Larson holds a lead of over 1.3 seconds right now.

Lap 217

Larson continues to lead the race. Kyle Busch leads the Championship 4 battle.

Lap 215

Championship 4 as they run: Kyle Busch (p2), Logano (p3), Edwards (p5) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 214

Jimmie Johnson was right on top of Edwards for fifth.

Lap 213

Kyle Busch coming hard for second and takes it from Logano.

Lap 213

Green Flag: Larson leads the field into Turn 1.

Lap 210

Championship 4 on this restart: Logano (p2), Kyle Busch (p3), Edwards (p5), Johnson (p6).

Lap 209

Race off pit road: Larson, Logano, Kyle Busch, Harvick, Edwards, Johnson, Hamlin, Elliott, Keselowski and Newman. All took four tires.

Lap 208

Leaders are coming to pit road.

Lap 207

Caution: Blaney gets into the wall again. Austin Dillon is the beneficiary of the free pass.

Lap 206

Truex pits with the tire rub. Was running in the top 10.

Lap 205

Edwards passes Logano for second.

Lap 204

Harvick comes right back on the bottom to take seventh.

Lap 204

Elliott passes Harvick for sixth.

Lap 203

Truex passes Harvick for fifth but tower reports he has a right rear tire rub.

Lap 202

Edwards is staying right with Logano as they continue to battle.

Lap 201

Edwards and Logano battling for second. Edwards has the slight edge but Logano battles back.

Lap 200

Logano sticking with the high line. Edwards keeps to the bottom.

Lap 199

Edwards is again closing on Logano for second and the lead among the Championship 4 cars.

Lap 198

In his final start, Stewart is running P30.

Lap 197

Nice run for both Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing cars today: Ty Dillon (p14) and McDowell (p16).

Lap 196

Johnson gets around Keselowski for seventh.

Lap 195

Championship 4 as they run: Logano (p2), Edwards (p3), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p8).

Lap 194

Kyle Busch has begun to explain the high line for more speed.

Lap 192

Edwards is closing on Logano for second.

Lap 191

Logano's lead over Edwards for the championship is about .8 seconds.

Lap 190

Logano is only .6 seconds back on Larson.

Lap 188

Championship 4 as they run: Logano (p2), Edwards (p3), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p8).

Lap 184

Johnson is coming on in eighth, but running fourth of the Championship 4.

Lap 182

Kyle Busch takes fourth away from Harvick.

Lap 180

Kyle Busch up to fifth after losing a few spots on pit road.

Lap 179

Logano takes second away from Edwards.

Lap 178

Green Flag: Larson leads the field into Turn 1.

Lap 176

Championship 4 for this restart: Edwards (p2), Logano (p4), Kyle Busch (p8) and Johnson (p10).

Lap 174

Kurt Busch had to come back down to fix his transponder.

Lap 174

Kyle Busch lost three spots on that stop.

Lap 172

Race off pit road: Larson, Edwards, Harvick, Logano, Keselowski, Truex, Elliott, Kyle Busch, Hamlin and Kenseth. Very lengthy stop for Johnson of over 17 seconds.

Lap 172

Leaders are on pit road.

Lap 172

The sun is starting to set in Miami; which could start to change the track a bit.

Lap 172

Newman is the free pass.

Lap 171

This caution is good for Busch since he is now on the same cycle as the other three Chasers.

Lap 171

Caution: Debris.

Lap 171

Logano around Busch for fourth.

Lap 170

Larson has almost threes seconds over Edwards.

Lap 169

Because Busch pitted significantly earlier than his competition, he may run into trouble later on -- in terms of going a lap down again.

Lap 167

Here's where our Chasers are currently running: Edwards in second, Busch in fourth, Logano in fifth and Johnson in 10th.

Lap 150

Edwards moved up high to try and gain speed but not enough to close on Larson

Lap 150

Edwards close to Larson for the lead.

Lap 145

Larson takes the lead back from Edwards.

Lap 141

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p1), Logano (p4), Johnson (p8), Kyle Busch (p20)

Lap 140

Kyle Busch pits with what he feels is a flat right front tire on Lap 137. Was running P5.

Lap 136

Edwards takes the lead back from Larson

Lap 132

Larson's lead is nearly one second.

Lap 129

Larson has said several times how much he loves this track. He ran all three events this weekend.

Lap 127

Lap traffic forcing the leaders up high.

Lap 126

Larson goes back high to take the lead away from Edwards.

Lap 125

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p1), Logano (p4), Kyle Busch (p5), Johnson (p11).

Lap 124

Larson all over Edwards for the lead.

Lap 123

Uncontrolled tire penalty on Allmendinger. Will serve a pass thru penalty.

Lap 122

Edwards assumes the lead after this cycle of stops.

Lap 122

Larson pits from the lead.

Lap 121

Johnson comes to pit road next as does Edwards.

Lap 120

Kyle Busch and Harvick come to pit road.

Lap 119

Logano comes to pit road.

Lap 118

Larson rides high to take the lead away from Edwards.

Lap 118

Kyle Busch all over Logano for fourth.

Lap 117

Logano's car seems to be built well for short runs. Fades quite a bit on long runs.

Lap 116

Kyle Busch is closing on Logano for fourth.

Lap 115

Larson really chipping away at the lead on this run. Nearly down to one second.

Lap 113

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p1), Logano (p4), Kyle Busch (p5) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 112

Edwards holds a 1.4 second lead on Larson.

Lap 111

In his final start, Stewart is running P31.

Lap 110

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p1), Logano (p4), Kyle Busch (p5) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 109

Larson going high to take second from Logano. Harvick closing on Logano for third.

Lap 108

Edwards now holds a lead of over 2.2 seconds on Logano.

Lap 106

Larson is riding the high line and its paying off as he takes third.

Lap 105

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p1), Logano (p2), Kyle Busch (p5), Johnson (p6).

Lap 104

Larson challenging for P4 from Kyle Busch.

Lap 101

Kyle Larson with a good run in the top five.

Lap 101

Edwards widening his lead to about 1.7 seconds.

Lap 100

Larson around Johnson for fifth.

Lap 97

About two seconds between Logano (second) and Busch (fourth).

Lap 95

Edwards is building a nice lead on Logano.

Lap 94

Edwards with a lead of .6 seconds.

Lap 93

Edwards takes the lead away on the bottom of the race track.

Lap 91

The lead is less than .2 seconds for Logano over Edwards.

Lap 90

Stewart is running in 31st in his final start. Scott is 32nd.

Lap 89

Edwards is right on Logano early in this run.

Lap 88

Championship 4 as they run: Logano (p1), Edwards (p2), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p5).

Lap 87

Harvick dropping back to P3. Edwards moves up to P2.

Lap 86

Logano with a good restart and takes the lead from Harvick on the bottom.

Lap 86

Green Flag: Harvick leads the field into Turn 1.

Lap 84

Bowman penalized for too many men over the wall. 88 had some right rear damage.

Lap 83

Logano gained a spot on that stop with a 11.8 second stop.

Lap 82

Race off pit road: Harvick, Logano, Edwards, Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Johnson, Larson, Keselowski, Newman and Kenseth. All took four tires.

Lap 82

Leaders all come to pit road.

Lap 81

Green flag stops just happened. Most teams have 10 laps on their tires. Will be interesting to see if there is a strategy shuffle here.

Lap 80

Caution: Jeffrey Earnhardt got loose and spun in Turn 4. Greg Biffle is the beneficiary of the free pass.

Lap 78

The same pit crew for Carl Edwards pitted for Daniel Suarez in his XFINITY Championship win yesterday.

Lap 77

Harvick has over a 5.4 second lead on Edwards.

Lap 74

Championship 4 as the run: Edwards (p2), Logano (p3), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p6).

Lap 72

Johnson had a near miss on pit road. Very quick stop of 11.9 seconds for Edwards.

Lap 71

Harvick takes the lead back after a round of green flag stops.

Lap 70

Edwards and Elliott are coming to pit road now.

Lap 70

Kyle Busch pits from second.

Lap 69

Johnson pits now.

Lap 68

Harvick coming to pit now.

Lap 68

Logano is coming to pit. Green flag stops are starting.

Lap 67

AD makes the pass for fifth.

Lap 66

Austin Dillon is closing on Johnson for P5.

Lap 65

Johnson believes he has a slight vibration on the right rear. Green flag stops coming in 10-15 laps.

Lap 64

Harvick is still very much in Edwards' sights.

Lap 62

Pit stop issues saw Hamlin and Truex start towards the back. They are up to p15 and p19, respectively.

Lap 61

So far, Harvick has led all but three laps today.

Lap 60

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p2), Logano (p3), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p5).

Lap 59

The Harvick-Edwards lead is now up to nearly five seconds on Logano.

Lap 58

Edwards has closed the gap on Harvick down to .4 seconds.

Lap 57

Tire wear is going to be something to watch here.

Lap 55

Austin Dillon is now up to sixth and running up near the wall.

Lap 55

Johnson is fighting a little bit of a vibration.

Lap 54

Lap traffic has allowed Harvick to build a lead of .8 seconds.

Lap 52

Austin Dillon and Kyle Larson are being aggressive through the field. The third-year drivers are running eighth and ninth, respectively.

Lap 51

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p2), Logano (p3), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p5).

Lap 50

The lead for Harvick and Edwards is now up to four seconds.

Lap 49

Bowyer is making his last start for HScott before heading to SHR in 2017. Clint is P25.

Lap 48

Stewart is running in P25 in his final start; Scott is in p23 in his final start.

Lap 47

Jimmie Johnson is up to fifth now.

Lap 46

Real good battle at the front for the lead on this run. Edwards is right with Harvick.

Lap 45

Leaders beginning to work around lap traffic right now.

Lap 44

Edwards again closing on Harvick for the lead. The two at the front have nearly a three second gap on Logano.

Lap 43

Johnson works around Kenseth for sixth.

Lap 42

The lead is less than .2 seconds.

Lap 41

Harvick is getting a little better launch in the corner of Turn 3.

Lap 40

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p2), Logano (p3), Kyle Busch (p4) and Johnson (p7).

Lap 39

Edwards still working the bottom as he goes for the lead but can't get by Harvick.

Lap 38

Edwards seems very committed to working the bottom in this run.

Lap 37

Harvick is not driving away from Edwards at all.

Lap 36

Logano is up to third.

Lap 35

Harvick comes right back to take the lead away on the bottom.

Lap 34

Edwards is now out front by a little over Harvick.

Lap 33

Edwards takes the lead away from Harvick. The two are still side by side.

Lap 32

Green Flag: Harvick leads the field into Turn 1.

Lap 31

Truex came back down pit road for some work. Reports were he was having brake issues early.

Lap 30

Menard penalized for a crew member over the wall too soon.

Lap 30

Resetting the running order: Harvick, Edwards, Keselowski, Kyle Busch, Elliott, Kenseth, Newman, Logano, Kurt Busch and Johnson.

Lap 29

Race off pit road: Hamlin, Harvick, Edwards, Keselowski, Kyle Busch, Elliott. Hamlin took no tires, everyone else took four. Denny missed his pit box and had to pit again.

Lap 29

Leaders have come to pit road.

Lap 28

Michael Annett is the beneficiary of the free pass.

Lap 27

Caution: Ryan Blaney gets into the wall.

Lap 27

Johnson back by Stenhouse for P11.

Lap 25

Johnson works around Stenhouse for P12.

Lap 24

Stewart is in P19 in his final start.

Lap 23

Harvick has begun to put some cars a lap down.

Lap 22

Kyle Busch is closing in on P5 from Elliott.

Lap 21

Slowly cars are starting to run a little higher but overall staying conservative.

Lap 20

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (p3), Kyle Busch (p6), Logano (p10) and Johnson (p13).

Lap 19

Harvick's lead is down to one second.

Lap 16

Johnson is back to his qualifying position of 14th.

Lap 15

Edwards is up to P4 and gaining on Hamlin for third.

Lap 12

Harvick going to the high line for some more speed in this run.

Lap 12

Championship 4 as they run: Edwards (P5), Kyle Busch (P8), Logano (P10), Johnson (P18).

Lap 11

Harvick with a 1.2 second lead right now. He won here in 2014.

Lap 10

Logano is into the top 10.

Lap 8

Truex is now down to ninth as Kyle Busch passes him for eighth.

Lap 8

Edwards now in fifth.

Lap 7

Edwards now up to sixth. Kyle Busch in ninth. Logano in 11th.

Lap 7

Another early mover: Kyle Larson, up eight spots from the start.

Lap 6

Five laps in and Johnson is up to 22nd.

Lap 5

Harvick out to over a one second lead.

Lap 4

Kenseth on the move for sixth. Edwards close behind as well.

Lap 3

Elliott on the move early. Up to the fourth.

Lap 2

Early movement on Championship 4: Edwards in ninth, Busch in 10th, Logano in 11th, Johnson in 30th.

Lap 1

Harvick with a good start and leads the field with Keselowski close behind.

Lap 1

Green Flag is in the air: Kevin Harvick leads the field into Turn 1. Harvick starts on the outside.

Honoring Smoke

NASCAR is having Tony Stewart is taking a lap alone as a tribute to the three-time champion. There is also a "Thank You Smoke" banner driving around the track.

Tribute to Smoke

Cars are rolling off. Crew members are high five Tony Stewart as he drives down pit road.

Engines fired

Engines have been fired up.

Command given

"Drivers, Start Your Engines" by: Justin Hartley, Star of NBC’s Hit Show, "This is Us"

Loaded in

Drivers have loaded into their cars

National anthem

National Anthem by: JenCarlos Canela

To the rear

Jimmie Johnson will start from the rear for unapproved body modifications.

Pre-race continues

Pledge of Allegiance by: Rear Adm. Green; Intro Presentation of Colors: The U.S Southern Command Joint Color Guard; Invocation by: Pastor Sammy Flores, Christ Fellowship

Pre-race started

Pre-race festivities are underway. "God Bless America" by: Johnny Rez, Singer Songwriter from this season of NBC’s "The Voice."

Back on grid

The 48 is back on the grid. The car passed tech. NASCAR was looking at the A-post.

Back to tech

The 48 of Jimmie Johnson has been pushed back to tech.

Past winners

Past winners in the field at Miami: Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart (three); Carl Edwards and Denny Hamlin (two) and Kyle Busch, Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth (one).

Top finisher takes it

The past two seasons have seen the winner of this race win the title: Kevin Harvick ('14) and Kyle Busch ('15).

Rookies rising

Chase Elliott (fifth) and Ryan Blaney (eighth) will be starting in the top eight.

On the grid

No Championship 4 driver is starting inside the top eight.

Chasing history

If Jimmie Johnson wins the championship, it will be his seventh title of his career--matching Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt's series-best mark.

Chasing a title

Both Edwards and Logano are looking for their first Sprint Cup championship, Kyle Busch is the defending champ and Johnson has six titles.

Championship 4 starts

Kyle Busch will start ninth, Carl Edwards will start 10th, Joey Logano will start 13th and Jimmie Johnson will start 14th.

Front row

Kevin Harvick won the pole and will start on the front row with Brad Keselowski.

Driver intros

Driver intros are underway for Miami.

Last starts

Tony Stewart will start 11th and Brian Scott will start 22nd in their final starts.

Race info

Today's race is on NBC and will be 267 laps long.

Championship 4

Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano are the Championship 4 for Miami and one will win the title.

Good afternoon

Good afternoon and thanks for joining us for the final Lap-by-Lap of the 2016 season for the Ford EcoBoost 400.