Mooresville, NC (May 30, 2017) – Premium Motorsports is excited to welcome Ross Chastain to the team as he makes his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series debut at Dover International Speedway for the “Drive for Autism 400”.



Chastain will pull triple duty this weekend as he participates in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series races before climbing into his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, No.15 ‘Protect Your Melon’ Chevrolet SS. He will carry the ‘Protect Your Melon, Buckle Up DE’ campaign on all 3 of his scheduled races in support of safe driving, from his extended partnership with the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS).


The “Protect Your Melon” No.15 car will carry Chastain’s signature watermelon paint scheme along with the Delaware Office of Highway Safety’s “Buckle Up DE” message which unites 2 important organizations Chastain is aligned with making “Protect Your Melon, Buckle Up DE” the perfect combination for the campaign.

Jana Simpler, director of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety, said, “We are very excited to partner with Ross Chastain again this year to promote the ‘Protect Your Melon Buckle Up DE’ campaign.  Our partnership with Dover International Speedway and Ross allows us to remind fans that wearing your seatbelt is important in saving lives.”


OHS will employ a comprehensive marketing approach to engage with racing enthusiasts and loyal NASCAR fans through on-track, hands-on, traditional, digital and social media messaging during the NASCAR season.

Visit the Delaware Office of Highway Safety website for more information at You can ‘Like’ them on FaceBook and ‘Follow’ them on Twitter.



Ross Chastain on Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Debut:

My goal Sunday is to finish all the laps and minimize mistakes. Anything else will be a bonus. I’m not looking at it as an audition by any means, but it’s a chance for me to get some great experience.

Follow Ross on Twitter @RossChastain.

The ‘Drive for Autism 400’ will take place on Sunday, June 4th at 1:00PM ET. Race fans can tune-in to FS1 for race coverage and follow @premiummotorsports on Twitter for updates throughout the weekend.

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