In less than a week, the biggest grassroots racing event in the country, the Legends Big Money 100, returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway. Featuring the only $100,000 purse in Legend Car racing, the two-day racing spectacular, July 2-3, will bring out stars of the sport, including Darrell Wallace Jr., Daniel Hemric, Gray Gaulding and last year’s winner, Kyle Plott.

In addition to the racing, fans can enjoy a pre-race concert on Tuesday with popular morning radio personalities Ace and TJ and their band Charity Case. Drivers competing in the Legends Big Money 100 will also participate in an autograph session on the frontstretch during the concert.

At the conclusion of the Legends Big Money 100 on Tuesday, Charlotte Motor Speedway will host the area’s first Fourth of July fireworks celebration, presented by Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Action on Monday will include qualifying and heat races for the Young Lions/Semi-Pro, Masters and Legends Big Money 100 divisions. Tuesday will include Young Lions/Semi-Pro, Masters and Legends Big Money division feature racing, concluding with the Legends Big Money 100 A-Feature that night.

Bandolero Bandit and Outlaw drivers will also have the opportunity to compete in a Bandolero championship event, with qualifying sessions and heat races on Monday and feature races on Tuesday.

Fox Sports South, the Southeast’s premier regional sports network, will televise an hour-long recap of the Legends Big Money 100. The show will air Monday, July 9, at 6 p.m.; Tuesday, July 10, at 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.; Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, July 14, at 11 a.m. Fans can check local listings to find their cable provider’s Fox Sports South channel.

Competitor registration for the event is still open online at http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/tickets/legends_big_money_100/.

Spectator gates open at 1 p.m. on Monday for qualifying and heat racing and 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The pre-race concert and driver autograph session is set to start at 6 p.m. with opening ceremonies for the Legends Big Money 100 A-Feature at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 each day for adults and kids 13 and under get in free. For tickets to the Legends Big Money 100, call the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or visit www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

For live updates during the Legends Big Money 100, follow hashtag #BigMoney100 on Twitter. To join in on the conversation simply include #BigMoney100 in your tweet.

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