Martinsville Speedway: How the Hot Dogs Are Made
Reporter: Heather Rosenbaum l Videographer: Jonathan Merryman
Martinsville, VA - When you think of Martinsville Speedway you think of racing ... and maybe their infamous hot dogs.
With hundreds of them sold each day, it's a production in itself to get them ready for the weekend.
Believe it or not, they sell 50-thousand hot dogs over the weekend and when they cost two dollars each that is a lot of money for the speedway.
Whether it's the taste or tradition, people come here knowing they will have at least one and usually more.
Director of concessions Todd Fischer tells us he specifically trains employees to prepare the hot dogs since they sell so many.
And they don't start the prep work until race day!
In fact, Fischer says they sell more each year.
"That's what it's known for. There is no other track concession item like the Martinsville Speedway hot dog, it's crazy," said Fischer.
Also be sure to tune in Saturday night at 7 p.m. for our 30-minute special: Trackside at Martinsville.
We'll get you set for Sunday's big race.