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Kentucky Walmart Stores Offer NASCAR Driver Appearance, Authentic Merchandise, Fan Events Starting June 26

Authentic Race Merchandise, Racing Simulators and Savings

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SPARTA, Ky., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Kentucky Speedway prepares for the upcoming Quaker State 400, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise, a driver appearance and host exclusive fan events starting June 26. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy show car and simulator displays– perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – June 26-29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., depending on the location.

"Walmart is the champion of the racing fan, and we are committed to providing customers with savings on authentic merchandise, as well as unique race time experiences," said Walmart market manager Beth Dlutowski. "We want to give fans affordability and accessibility, so they can enjoy race time with their families and friends."

Race Time at Walmart

In addition to the fan events happening in Walmart parking lots, area Walmart stores will feature savings on all the food and snacks you need to enjoy the race, plus authentic NASCAR merchandise such as T-shirts and racing flags, with an even bigger selection of exclusive products available at Walmart.com/NASCAR.

Participating stores near the Kentucky Speedway include:

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, Hefty Show Car Simulator and Coors Light Show Car at:

Store #2967
3450 Valley Plaza Parkway
Ft. Wright, Ky.
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Miller Lite Show Car, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #1510
7625 Doering Drive
Florence, Ky.
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, Coors Light Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car and 5-hour Energy Show Car at:

Store #497
500 Taylorsville Road
Shelbyville, Ky.
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car and Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator at:

Store #1053
1015 New Moody Lane
La Grange, Ky.
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Oreo Ritz Show Car and 5-hour Energy Show Car at:

Store #584
20 Ferguson Blvd.
Dry Ridge, Ky.
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Unilever's Nationwide Driver Cole Whitt Appearance at 1 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Coors Light Show Car and M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display at:

Store #2968
200 Floyd Drive
Carrollton, Ky.
Noon – 6 p.m.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coors Light Show Car, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car and Wheaties Show Car at:

Store #1327
567 Ivy Tech Drive
Madison, Ind.
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, No. 5 Quaker State Chevrolet, Miller Lite Show Car, M&M's Show Car, and Simulator Pod and Trophy Display at:

Store #2968
200 Floyd Drive
Carrollton, Ky.
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit Walmart.com/NASCAR.

About Walmart

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 10,130 retail units under 69 different banners in 27 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://walmartstores.com, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.

SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.



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