NASCAR Sprint Cup Live Blog at Homestead: Stewart vs. Edwards in Chase Finale

Luke KrmpotichContributor IINovember 18, 2011

MIAMI BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 17:  Carl Edwards (R), driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, and Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, talk with members of the media during the NASCAR Champions Contenders Press Conference at Lummus Park on November 17, 2011 in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Tony Stewart is the 2011 Sprint Cup Series champion!

It is Stewart's third career championship.

Stewart won the Ford 400 in dramatic fashion and tied Carl Edwards in the points, as Edwards finished second. Stewart won the tiebreaker on the strength of his five victories this season.

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