Joey Logano said he "did what he had to do to win the race" - and that meant taking no prisoners.
Logano blocked three-time champion Tony Stewart on the final restart with 10 laps remaining in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 on Sunday and traded paint for the second time in as many weeks with Denny Hamlin before finishing third at Auto Club Speedway.
After the dust cleared and the race ended with Kyle Busch in Victory Lane, Hamlin ended up being airlifted to a local hospital and an entourage from Stewart-Haas Racing -- including Stewart -- took off after Logano's crew on pit road.
"Well, Joey spun the tires on the restart and everybody had trouble with that," Stewart said. "But it's not my fault that he spun the tires. For a guy that's been complaining about everybody else's driving here and then for him to do that, it's a double standard. He makes the choice. He makes the decision to run us down there, and when you run a driver down there you take responsibility for what hap...