Logano lined up within the lead on the final restart with 25 of 293 laps remaining with Byron and Tyler Reddick proper behind him.
As Byron and Logano battled side-by-side in Flip 2, Logano felt Byron crowded him up the observe to finish a cross for the lead which triggered a conflict between the 2 rivals.
Logano patiently ran Byron again down and had the prospect to reclaim the lead in Flip three with one race to go, he hit Byron sq. in his rear bumper, which despatched him up the observe and Logano into the lead.
Byron ended up tagging the wall on the ultimate lap whereas Logano snapped a 40-race winless streak.
“I imply, we have been actually shut off of (Flip) 2 and I believe it spooked him and bought him tight, and he was proper towards the wall and I bought the lead,” stated Byron, who ended up ending 13th. “He’s simply an fool. He does these items on a regular basis. I’ve seen it with different guys.
“He drove in there 10 miles an hour too quick, and with these Subsequent Gen vehicles, he slammed me so exhausting it knocked the entire proper aspect off the automotive and no option to make the nook.
“Yeah, he’s only a moron. He can’t win a race so it does it that method.”
Till the ultimate restart, Logano clearly had probably the most dominant vehicles within the race. He led a race-high 107 laps and led 9 occasions – no different driver led greater than twice.
Nevertheless, Byron didn’t suppose no matter transpired between the 2 on the ultimate restart warranted Logano’s transfer on the finish of the race.
“I don’t know, it was shut racing on the restart. We have been sooner than him,” Byron stated. “Clearly on the finish, the right-rear began to go away, and yeah, he didn’t even make it a contest.”
Logano supplied a special view when requested concerning the late conflict with Byron.
“I don’t know if he meant to get into me and fence me, however he did and at that time I felt prefer it was ‘game-on,’ ” he stated.
“I used to be capable of get again to him there the previous few laps, pushing actually exhausting, and simply knew that was my shot to win the factor and I needed to take it.”