NASCAR & Auto Racing

Purses for this month's races at Lowe's Motor Speedway to top $6.5 million

Nextel Cup teams will compete for $5,185,067 in the Bank of America 500 on Oct. 13 at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

The Busch Series' Dollar General 300 on Oct. 12 will have a purse of $1,268,191.

A $73,300 purse for the Oct. 10 races at The Dirt Track @ Lowe's Motor Speedway brings the week's total to $6,526,587.