Ross Chastain is a professional racer in NASCAR. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series.
He goes by the nickname The Watermelon Man and Melon Man for the background he comes from. In races after gaining a victory, he smashes a watermelon on the ground to celebrate it.
He also earned the tag of The Busiest Driver in NASCAR in 2019. Subsequently, it was for his participation in all three NASCAR Series in 2019.
According to internet sources, his net worth ranges approximately from $1 to $5 million. Subsequently, his source of income is mostly from racing. His salary is under review.
Chastain started racing at the tender age of twelve. Further in 2011, mid-year after he moved to Charlotte, he entered the realm of NASCAR.
At the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, the Melon Man competed in 91 races. Over the course of 9 years, he earned three victories, 3 pole positions. He further earned 40 top tens, recording his best finish in 2019, ranking 2nd.
At the NASCAR Xfinity Series, he competed in 191 races. In the course of seven years, he bagged 2 trophies along with 47 top tens. He further earned 1 pole position too. Recording his best finish in this season, he ranks 7th in the 2020 season.
In a term of 4 years at the NASCAR Cup Series, Chastain has competed in 79 races. However, he has no crown or pole position in this Series yet. Further, he has gabbled on one top ten. He made his best finish in 2019 ranking 44th.
In 2011, he became the World Series of Asphalt Champion. Further in 2019, he received the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Most Popular Driver award.
It is no surprise a man of such virtue plays an active role in philanthropy too. However, he has kept the charity and his philanthropy out of the reach of the media. He possibly likes to keep it anonymous.
Born on December 4, 1992, Ross began racing at twelve. He is the first being of the household to race professionally. However, his father had a passion for racing.
He is from Alva, Florida, and worked as the farmer on the family watermelon farm. Ross graduated from Riverdale High School in Fort Myers. He further completed a semester at the Florida Gulf Coast University.
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 4, 1992|