Best photos from the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Tim Durr @timdurr Nov 20, 2016 at 7:40p ET Best photos from the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead In the battle for the Sprint Cup championship, check out some of the best photos from the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. NASCAR NASCAR via Getty Images Die-cast championship While fans wandered the track in pre-race festivities, someone decided to set up diecast cars for each of the four champions. Getty Images Getty Images Failed pre-race inspection The 48 car took an extended trip through technical inspection in the pre-race because of an infraction with the A-post. Getty Images Getty Images One more time for Tony Tony Stewart high-fives fans in driver introductions in his last Sprint Cup race. Getty Images Getty Images Thank you, Tony Fans signed a huge banner for Tony Stewart to thank him for all he's done for the sport in his final Sprint Cup race. Getty Images Getty Images Pace car pose Jencarlos Canela poses next to the pace car and serves as the National Anthem singer. NASCAR NASCAR via Getty Images Thanks, Smoke A giant Tony Stewart banner flew around on the back of a truck pre-race as Smoke did a parade lap around the track to thank appreciate the retiring vet. NASCAR NASCAR via Getty Images Green flag in the air The green flag waves to start the Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR NASCAR via Getty Images Edwards leads early Carl Edwards ran near the front of the field all race. Getty Images Getty Images Johnson battles from the back After starting last because of an A-post violation, Johnson battled through the field. Getty Images Getty Images Logano charges Logano stayed near the front all day and battled to get in the championship winning spot throughout the night Getty Images Getty Images Busch looking back-to-back Kyle Busch battled to defend his title throughout the night. Getty Images Getty Images Championship hopes smashed Carl Edwards blocked Joey Logano on the restart, ending Edwards' day. Getty Images Getty Images Field caught in the accident Martin Truex, Jr. and Brad Keselowski both got swept up in the accident between Edwards and Logano. Getty Images Getty Images Truex up in flames After getting caught up in the accident, Truex had to quickly exit his car as it burst into flames. Getty Images Getty Images Edwards eliminated As his car sits against the wall, his championship hopes are over. Getty Images Getty Images Jimmie Johnson wins historic seventh championship Jimmie Johnson celebrates with his crew members after winning the race and the championship at Homestead. NASCAR NASCAR via Getty Images Se7en Johnson drives around the track to celebrate his record-tying seventh Sprint Cup championship. Getty Images Getty Images Victory Lane Johnson celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the 2016 Sprint Cup championship. Getty Images Getty Images Next Gallery 11 Tony Stewart, Sprint head list of top-10 NASCAR farewells Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!