From Richmond International Raceway: Gentlemen, start your grills! After receiving many great recipe entries for the “Signature BUBBA burger Contest,” Richmond International Raceway and BUBBA burger named Michael Flores of Toms River, New Jersey and Mike Myers of Fredericksburg, Virginia finalists. The two grill masters will compete this Friday at 2:15 p.m. at the SPEED stage, located on Richmond International Raceway’s Midway.
Winner Scores Pre-Race Ceremony Passes and a Month’s Supply of BUBBA burgers
Fans are encouraged to vote for their favorite finalist on Richmond International Raceway’s Facebook page. Here’s a look at how the two stack up:
Big Mike’s Spicy Turkey BUBBA burger® (Michael Flores)
- Turkey BUBBA burger
- Sesame bun, lightly toasted
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Granulated garlic powder
- Salt and pepper
- Shredded cheddar cheese
- Sliced avocado
- Sliced red onion
- Chipotle mayonnaise
- Chipotle ketchup
- Baby arugula
- Sweet pickled jalapeno peppers
Virginia BUBBA blue (Mike Myers)
- Double BUBBA burger
- Blue crab claw meat
- Horseradish sauce
- Provolone cheese
- Toasted poppyseed bun
Track president Doug Fritz, SPEED-TV’s Randy Pemberton and BUBBA burger’s Chef Patrick Patti will serve as judges at the SPEED stage Friday afternoon.
Fans can purchase tickets to all three race days by logging on to www.rir.com or calling 866-455-7223. The weekend features the return of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Saturday night, as Crown Royal Presents The Matthew & Daniel Hansen 400 race. Advance tickets start at $45.
On Friday night, fans can catch the NASCAR Nationwide Series stars battling with some Sprint Cup Series drivers in the BUBBA burger 250 race. Advance tickets start at $30. Children 12 and younger are admitted free with a ticketed adult in general admission sections.