Ross Chastain’s Video-Game Move Shocked NASCAR Colleagues

MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA - OCTOBER 30: Ross Chastain, driver of the #1 Moose Fraternity Chevrolet, rides the wall on the final lap of the NASCAR Cup Series Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 30, 2022 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Ross Chastain pulled off an incredible move at Martinsville Speedway that landed him in contention for the NASCAR Cup championship, and even his fellow drivers were in complete shock of what he did.
  • NASCAR on Monday released the in-car audio reactions of Chastain and the drivers who saw him hug the wall and launch himself into fifth place at the Xfinity 500, narrowly beating out Denny Hamlin for position in the event and the Championship Four altogether.
  • “That’s literally the coolest thing I’ve ever seen in my life,” Chase Briscoe was heard saying. Erik Jones was in disbelief. “What the f— was the 1 doing?” he said. “He actually passed people doing that?”

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