Sunday’s event also marked the final NASCAR race for three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, who spent the last eight seasons of his career as the owner/driver of the No. 14 Always a Racer/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS, winning one championship as a driver and two as an owner during that time. Stewart finished 22nd, two laps off the pace.

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet SS, finished 11th to clinch the Rookie of the Year Award.

“I’m proud of our season for sure,” said the 2014 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion. “I’m definitely proud to earn the Rookie of the Year honors. It’s been a long season, a lot of ups and downs, but we’re happy to be here and definitely enjoyed racing against those guys for the Rookie of the Year this season. Felt like it was a fun group, and we’re excited to get on to season two.”

In his first season in the Sprint Cup Series, Elliott scored 10 top-fives, 17 top-10s and two poles.

Jamie McMurray (No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, fifth), AJ Allmendinger (No. 47 Kroger/Clorox Chevrolet SS, eighth) and Michael McDowell (No. 59 Thrivent Financial Chevrolet SS, 10th) also finished in the top 10 for Chevrolet.

Johnson’s driver’s title was the second of the weekend for Chevrolet. Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 21 Allegiant Silverado, clinched his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship with a third-place finish in Friday night’s NCWTS season finale’. Sauter, who had three wins and 19 top-10s in 23 starts, is the 13th driver for Chevrolet to win a championship in the Truck Series.

Elliott Sadler finished as the NASCAR Xfinity Series runner-up following a third-place finish in that series’ season finale’ on Saturday. Sadler ended the season just two points off the pace.