Big Money Event coming to Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte, NC - (WBTV)

Another big event is coming to Charlotte Motor Speedway, and this one means big money too.

The 'Legends Big Money 100', has a 100-thousand dollar purse. That is small in NASCAR cash, but crazy money, in the legends car world.

This type of racing has helped produce some of NASCAR's biggest names, like: Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kurt Busch, Joey Logano, and Trevor Bayne.

Races begin Monday, gates open at 1 p.m., Tuesday there is a pre-race concert and fireworks beginning at 6 p.m.

Among the favorites to win: Darrell Wallace Jr., Kyle Plott (the defending race winner) and Daniel Hemric.