Ross Chastain managed to get a win in Phoenix. In the end, Ryan Blaney won the championship and impressed everyone. The two had an interesting battle in this race. Chastain blocked Blaney and did not allow him to achieve his goal.
At the end of the race, Ross commented on Blaney's reactions in the press room. Although he couldn't see his reactions directly, he knew that Ryan was mad. However, Chastain continues as usual; He is not interested in the reactions or opinions of others.
“He got by me one time, was not going to run him up, pinch him up,” Chastain said. "Yeah, I know he’s mad and I don’t care. I do not care. I did not care then, I do not care now. I’m here to race him.
I’m not going to wreck him. I gave him the bottom most times. One time I was inside of him after he got by me. I crossed back over into three and I made sure to wrap the bottom. I’m not going to slide up and pinch him at all.
It’s in my mind the entire time, for sure”.
Ross Chastain on Ryan Blaney
Although he couldn't quite see Blaney's reaction, Chastain could see Blaney's movements through the mirror and it was clear to him how furious Blaney was.
“Anger. He gets angry. It’s okay,” Chastain said. “I’ve known him for a decade. I could see him moving around in the car. The car’s going straight. I could see his colorful suit and gloves”.
Ross knew what his driving would do to Blaney. Nevertheless, Ryan can be happy that the race is over and that he managed to win the championship. “I didn’t see apparently there was — I was number one, I don’t know.
… I was like, Oh, he is angry”. Source: on3.com