Joey Logano finished fourth in Daytona 500 but the dominant Monster Energy NASCAR Champion Cup felt that if Michael McDowell had made a different decision, he could fight for victory. knocking on the car of McDowell after they parked on the road pit. They made a short statement before Logano went and explained that he was "surprised" by the situation.
"I do not agree with the choice he has made. That's all," Logano said. "I thought we would work a bit better than this. I would expect a little more." Image: Nigel Kinrade / LAT
Charging to the bottom of the 3rd step, Logano was pulled in second place by Kyle Bush with Danny Hemlin's leader. McDowell briefly came to watch his Ford teammate before swinging to outside Busch. Hemlin went invincible to victory , when Bush passed Logano in second place, while Eric Jones teared him to the finish line third, giving Joe Gibbs a 1
Damaged With that in mind, his focus then was on the best finish for his team No. 34.
"And Ford was not so friendly to me this weekend," McDowell added.
From his conversation with Logano, he said: "I just told him that my team does not pay me to push Joy Logano to victory. At 200 miles an hour, I made the section-the second decision that was the fastest car, and who had the best shot to win the race, and that's where I left. " 11 circles. He felt that his team No. 22 Penske Ford was the car he needed to beat.
"It just could not get there," he said. – It's so hard to get to the front. Once I got to the front, I felt like we had a really good car, but I had a good push from behind with 47 [Ryan Preece] which is pretty cool. We both were from Connecticut, and we were running a quarter-dwarf against each other, so I thought it was really neat to work together at Daytona 500. How accurate is it?
"It shows that dreams can come true for young children, and I'm proud to compete with him at Daytona 500. I think it's super cool, I just did not get the right momentum at the right time. the second, but then just finally got used to the end. "