The Melon Man’s Unique Celebration Style Goes Back Eight Generations


Ross Chastain finally had the chance to display one of the most unique celebrations in a sport full of them Sunday when he raised a watermelon over his head from atop his race car and smashed it on the pavement near the finish line at the Circuit of the Americas.

Chastain had just won his first career NASCAR Cup Series race in dramatic fashion after a last-lap battle with challengers A.J. Allmendinger and Alex Bowman at the 20-turn road course in Austin.

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