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Inspection Complete: Kyle Busch is Official Homestead Winner and 2019 Cup Series Champion

HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 17: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead Speedway on November 17, 2019 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Post-race technical inspection following Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway has been completed. Kyle Busch’s race-winning No. 18 Toyota Camry has passed.

As a result, Busch has been declared the official winner of the race by NASCAR. Busch also officially becomes the 2019 Cup Series champion, as well.

No disqualification infractions were discovered in post-race tech and as such, all results and standings are considered official.

The Final Championship 4 for 2019 are: 1. Kyle Busch, 2. Martin Truex Jr., 3. Kevin Harvick, 4. Denny Hamlin

The only infraction discovered in post-race inspection was an unsecured lug nut on Matt DiBenedetto’s No. 95 car. This infraction will result in a monetary fine.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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