MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Feb. 27, 2018) - Jesse Jones is back at Martinsville Speedway. After a two-year hiatus, the Southern Style red hot dog will once again be a part of The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog.
Jesse Jones will also provide the chili that goes on the "fully-loaded" dog with chili, slaw, mustard and onions on a steamed bun.
"Our fans have told us they wanted Jesse Jones back and we have listened," Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell said. "The Jesse Jones hot dog is part of what made The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog famous and we look forward to working with them for many years to come."
The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog was recently voted by fans as the winner of Americrown's Hot Dog Playoff.
"We at Jesse Jones are excited to partner with Martinsville Speedway again and be the exclusive provider of the world famous Jesse Jones wienie in the Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog," Jesse Jones representative Duncan White said. "A long standing tradition that dates back to 1947 can be enjoyed together again by generations of race fans."
The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog is available at all concession stands during race weekends and costs just $2.
The STP 500 weekend presented by whosyourdriver.org is March 23-25.
The weekend starts with a practice day for the truck series on Friday, followed by the Hauler Parade.
On Saturday, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is in action with the Alpha Energy Solutions 250. Following the race the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will qualify for Sunday's STP 500.
The STP 500 is the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race on the East Coast, after the "West Coast Swing" and the first short-track race of the season. Last year, Brad Keselowski won the race, becoming the first driver to win in a Ford at Martinsville since 2002.
Youth 17-and-under are admitted free on Friday and Saturday and just $25 on Sunday.
Tickets to both races are on sale and may be purchased by calling 877.RACE.TIX or online at www.martinsvillespeedway.com.
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