Hamburgers on the grill, Memorial Day Weekend and the May 25 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway are three All-American classics. And there's no better way to tie them all together than firing up the charcoal with Bruton Smith's personal recipe for backyard burgers fit for a billionaire!

To help race fans celebrate in style and good taste on May 25 at the Coca-Cola 600, the founder and chairman of Charlotte Motor Speedway has revealed his personal recipe for backyard hamburgers cooked on the grill.

"This recipe makes the most mouth-watering hamburgers you've ever tasted and it will add just the right spice to a great Memorial Day Weekend of tailgating at the Coca-Cola 600," said Smith. "This is the only recipe I use when I cook out, and once it gets out, I know I'll have to turn down franchise opportunities!"

Bruton's Backyard Billionaire Burgers


3 pounds of fresh ground beef (80-percent lean)

1 egg

1 package of powdered mushroom mix

2 slices of toasted loaf bread crushed into bread crumbs

3 teaspoons of A-1 sauce

Directions: Mix ground beef and ingredients thoroughly. Press into (12)

1/4-pound patties. Grill over charcoal until well done. Season with salt and pepper to desired taste. Serve on your favorite buns with a slice of cheese and onion on the side. Serves 12.

Bruton's Backyard Billionaire Burgers can be enjoyed at any Memorial Day cookout, but for optimum taste-bud tickling, preparation is recommended at Charlotte Motor Speedway's May 25 Coca-Cola 600. Tickets start at just $39 and can be obtained by calling the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS or online.