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  • Next-Generation Hawg Heaven Concession Item Features An Entire BBQ Meal In One Sandwich

FORT WORTH, Texas (April 1, 2016) - Texas Motor Speedway and Levy Restaurants are making it easy for race fans to enjoy an entire barbeque meal, including those delicious comfort food sides, with just their hands.   

The Hawg Heaven BBQ Melt is the next generation of the highly successful, bacon-infused Hawg Heaven line and is sure to entice Texas BBQ lovers to check out the latest creation by Levy Restaurants Executive Chef Lincoln Engstrom.  

This oversized sandwich features:

  • Texas BBQ pulled pork braised in Texas Motor Speedway’s recently released No Limits Checkered Past craft beer produced by the Audacity Brew House in Denton, Texas
  • Creamy bacon jalapeño mac & cheese
  • Texas 1015 sweet onions
  • Fried spicy pickle chips 

All of those ingredients are wedged between two slices of griddled jalapeño cornbread and garnished with a bacon-wrapped jalapeño. 

The Hawg Heaven BBQ Melt, which will sell for $12, makes its debut at next weekend's Duck Commander 500 NASCAR doubleheader weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. The item will only be available at the concession stand on the concourse inside the Gate 4 main grandstand entrance. 

"As we continue to expand our Hawg Heaven brand, we felt giving our fans an entire meal in a sandwich was the next step in this series of products everyone loves," Engstrom said. “This sandwich is a meal in itself and I know our fans will be looking forward to enjoying this at the Duck Commander 500.” 

The Hawg Heaven concession line began in 2013 with the Hawg Heaven Bacon Cotton Candy and has featured the Shake 'n Bacon Brew bacon-infused beer milkshake, Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos, Hawg Heaven Queso Wings, Hawg Heaven Double Barrel Dawg and the Final Rocky Road-eo ice cream sundae honoring Jeff Gordon’s final season in 2015. 

The upcoming race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway will be highlighted by the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 on Friday, April 8, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 on Saturday, April 9. 

For tickets or additional information, please visit www.texasmotorspeedway.com or call the Texas Motor Speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500.

About the author

The Texas Motor Speedway Media Relations Department is located on the 6th floor of The Speedway Club outside of Turn 1 of the speedway. 

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