NASCAR Cup Series driver Ross Chastain

Ross Chastain got mainstream notoriety for his “Hail Melon” move, where he rode the wall around the final two turns at Martinsville to pass a bunch of cars and advance to the NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4.

It was a risky maneuver timed to perfection, and despite the attention it got, NASCAR recently banned the move for future use.

TMZ Sports asked Chastain how he felt that his iconic move was banned and he said he was “proud,” describing it as a “badge of honor.”

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