Jeff Gordon Wins Homestead-Miami Speedway, Brad Keselowski Is 2012 Cup Champion
November 18, 2012
RACE RECAP | HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY
10 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
9 Kurt Busch (another Top 10)
8 Kevin Harvick
7 Aric Almirola
6 Martin Truex Jr.
5 Greg Biffle
4 Kyle Busch dominated again, led the most laps
3 Ryan Newman
2 Clint Bowyer finished 2nd in points on the season
1 Jeff Gordon takes the checkered flag on the 20th anniversary of his very first Cup Series start. 87th career cup win.
OTHER STORIES ON THE DAY
-It actually looked like Jimmie Johnson had command of the championship on fuel strategy needing only 1 pitstop to finish the race when Brad needed 2. Then the 48 pit crew dropped a lug nut and a few laps later, the 48 went to the garage with rear end gear problems.
-Your 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion is the driver of the #2 Penske Racing Dodge, Brad Keselowski.
It’s the first Cup Championship in 23 full time seasons, for Penske Racing, and last race for Dodge as they leave the sport.