Jimmie Johnson's pit crew members work on the car in the garage during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Homestead, Fla.
Yes you did, Brad
Brad Keselowski is congratulated by Jeff Gordon in Victory Lane after Keselowski won the Sprint Cup series championship by finishing 15th in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, which Gordon won.
Ingrid Vandebosch kisses her husband, Jeff Gordon, in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Star of the night
Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. Keselowski enjoyed his first series title after a season in which he won five races.
Jeff Gordon took the lead late and held on at Homestead-Miami Speedway for his second Sprint Cup win of the year.
Take the flag
A week after an on-track altercation with Clint Bowyer, and days after a fine for that incident, Jeff Gordon surged to the front late and played the fuel-mileage game to take the win at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Penske Racing owner Roger Penske (right) and crew chief Paul Wolfe celebrate their first Sprint Cup title.
Brad Keselowski leads a pack of cars at Homestead as the sun sets over the track. It set on the championship race as well, as Keselowski emerged as the victor, winning the title by 39 points over Clint Bowyer.
Jamie McMurray streaks around the Homestead track.
Clint Bowyer won in his own right at Homestead, too, finishing second to Jeff Gordon in the race to finish second in the championship, a career best for the driver - and for team owner Michael Waltrip.
Jeff Gordon, who was celebrating 20 years with sponsor DuPont, clearly enjoyed his Homestead victory - his first at the track.
Strike a pose
Brad Keselowski hoists the NASCAR Sprint Cup trophy after winning his first career title in the series in just his third year of competition.
Jimmie Johnson (48) and Matt Kenseth (17) lead the field to a restart in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who wrapped up his second consecutive Nationwide Series title on Saturday, didn't fare as well in the Sprint Cup race as he hit the wall.
Leader of the pack
Kyle Busch set a fast pace in Sunday's race - and led the most laps before once more coming up short.
A Ford truck pulls the American Flag down the frontstretch prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead.
Check out the champ
Brad Keselowski used strategy to keep himself in title position, then was handed it when Jimmie Johnson had a mechanical issue.
Lead the nation
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is clearly a fan favorite as he is introduced prior to the race.
Ingrid Vandebosch and daughter Ella walk with husband/father Jeff Gordon prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
Give me a hand
Jimmie Johnson takes a moment with his fans prior to taking to the track in an effort to steal the 2012 Sprint Cup title. His efforts were thwarted, first by a pit-road penalty and then by a mechanical failure.
Genevieve Johnson peeks out of her father's car during a ceremony before the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Homestead.
Many happy returns
NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Regan Smith celebrates in victory lane after winning the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway — his first Nationwide Series start in five years.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. celebrates his second straight Nationwide Series championship with a burnout after a sixth-place finish in Saturday's Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Close but no cigar
Elliott Sadler (2) chases polesitter Kyle Busch (54) during the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Sadler finishes ninth, ending the season second in the standings to champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Danica Patrick finishes in 13th in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead. Her 10th-place finish in the Nationwide Series standings is the best finish ever for a woman in NASCAR.
Out of control
Nationwide Series driver Robert Richardson Jr (23) winds up sideways during Saturday's Ford EcoBoost 300. Richardson brought out the yellow flag on Laps 73 and 94.
Joey Logano finds himself in clean air during Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Polesitter Kyle Busch (54) leads the field at the start of the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway on Saturday. He led for 65 of the first 66 laps before finishing 1.375 seconds behind winner Regan Smith.
Tony Stewart, the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, takes laps in the final practice for Sunday's season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Points leader Brad Keselowski outpaced challenger Jimmie Johnson in qualifying and final practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Now he prepares to chase the title in Sunday's race. Keselowski has a 20-point lead over Johnson entering the season finale.
Trevor Bayne looks less than happy during Cup practice.
Follow the leader
Brad Keselowski (front) leads Jimmie Johnson during Cup practice Saturday. Can he stay in front of him in the title race on Sunday?
Kyle Busch led the final practice at Homestead, and the final session of the season, but also brushed the wall and underwent repairs to his car.
Mark Martin is preparing to close out the season with Michael Waltrip Racing in what has been a successful season of part-time duty.
Two decades ... and counting
Jeff Gordon drives his car that honors his 20-year relationship with sponsor DuPont.
Joey Logano started his weekend well, leading practice and taking the pole position for Sunday's Cup race. But then he was caught up in a crash between Denny Hamlin and Greg Biffle and will change to a backup car - and drop to the rear of the field at the start.
Roll him out
Brad Keselowski's championship-contending crew pushes his car through the garage Saturday.
Sign me up
Jimmie Johnson has autograph pen in hand as he heads to his car for practice at Homestead. For the most part he has trailed points leader Brad Keselowski on the track this weekend.
All hail Cale Gale
Cale Gale and his crew celebrate in victory lane after winning the Ford EcoBoost 200 Truck Series race at Homestead Miami Speedway on Friday.
Smoke and light
James Buescher marks his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship with a burnout after the last race of the season on Friday night at Homestead Miami Speedway.
The crew of Ty Dillon works on his truck after his crash on Friday.
Cale Gale celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday. Gale barely held off Kyle Busch in a door-to-door finish.
Ty Dillon (front) drives away after hitting the wall, but Ryan Blaney (rear) catches fire after an incident with five laps remaining during Friday's Truck Series race at Homestead.
Bump and run
Cale Gale (middle) and Kyle Busch collide at the finish of Friday's Truck Series race at Homestead Miami Speedway.
James Buescher celebrates after winning the Truck Series championship with his 13th-place finish in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead.
Truck Series driver Ty Dillon trails sparks after crashing during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead Miami Speedway.
Looks like trouble
Kyle Larson spins in traffic during the Truck Series race on Friday at Homestead Miami Speedway.
Let's get started
Parker Kligerman leads the field to start the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200.
Kiss for luck
James Buescher kisses his wife Kris Buescher on pit road before Friday's race. The kiss brought him luck -- Buescher won the Truck Series title with his 13th-place finish.
Too loud, Daddy
Ryan Newman gives his daughter, Brooklyn Sage, a close view during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Newman qualified 19th.
Jeff Gordon debuts a special new look to his car at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The driver is trying to break back into the top 10 in the standings this week after being assessed a penalty for crashing Clint Bowyer last weekend.
Martin Truex Jr. looks prepared for the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Ready for business
Tony Stewart heads out onto the track for NASCAR Sprint Cup practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Stewart is entering his last weekend as the defending series champ.
Brad Keselowski will start third in Sunday's season finale - which puts the points leader ahead of challenger Jimmie Johnson, who starts 10th.
Talk to me
Jimmie Johnson discusses his championship potential with members of the media Thursday. Johnson enters this weekend's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway second in the standings, 20 points behind Brad Keselowski.
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title contenders (from left) Timothy Peters, James Buescher, who enters this weekend with an 11-point lead in the standings, and Ty Dillion meet with media members Thursday.
Relaxed and ready?
Championship points leader Brad Keselowski looks calm as he takes questions regarding his shot at his first Cup title.
My thoughts ...
Brad Keselowski says he plans no changes to his racing style despite the fact that he carries a 20-point edge over Jimmie Johnson into the Sprint Cup season finale.
Nov 16, 2012; Homestead, FL, USA; Flames come from the truck of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver (29) Ryan Blaney after a crash in turn four during the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead Miami Speedway.