Nascar fans, meet the funnel bacakonator

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Charlotte Motor speedway in North Carolina geared up for the Bank of America 500 Nascar Sprint Cup series this week with a new menu. To help amp up the crowd, they introduced some unique eats.

Nothing says fast cars and burning rubber like the funnel bacakonator. This bad boy belongs with the artery-clogging, greasy, gluttonous offerings you’re likely to find at a county fair. The bacakonator consists of a large funnel cake drizzled with chocolate and strawberry sauces, topped with a hefty helping of bacon.


Also on the menu is the Charlotte pimento mac ‘n’ cheese burger. Yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like (but more): an Angus beef burger topped with a scoop of pimento mac ‘n’ cheese, then covered in crumbled pork rinds. I can’t tell if my heart is pounding from sheer excitement or fear.

For the health-conscious, the Danica Patrick ‘Fit Fuel’ menu will debut at the speedway. It includes such options as a turkey burger, veggie burger and grilled chicken sandwich.

-- Jenn Harris