Las Vegas Walmart Stores to Host NASCAR Driver Appearances, Racing Simulators, Fun for Fans Starting March 7 Retailer Gears Up with Authentic Race Merchandise, Exclusive Fan Events, Race Day Savings

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Las Vegas NASCAR fans prepare for the upcoming Kobalt Tools 400, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting March 7. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars and simulators, along with special appearances by A.J. Allmendinger and Eric McClure, as well as racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.

"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 Ramon Alvarez, Walmart market manager. "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 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 in Las Vegas include:

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Hefty's Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, Degree Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Cheez-It Simulator,  M&M's Show Car and Sim Pod & Trophy Display at:

Store #1560
6005 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Pepsico Show Car, Inflatable and Sampling, Wheaties Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Bud Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Coors Light Show Car at:

Store #3350
5198 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, NV 89122
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Pennzoil's Sprint Cup Driver A.J. Allmendinger from 11 a.m.1 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the 5-hour Energy Show Car, Degree Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Pepsico Show Car, Inflatable and Sampling, Oreo Ritz Show Car and Cheez-It Simulator at:

Store #3473
4505 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Hefty's Sprint Cup Driver Eric McClure from 11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Wheaties Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Bud Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, Coors Light Show Car and Hefty's Show Car Simulator at:

Store #2884
8060 W. Tropical Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89149
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 9, 2012

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

Store #3351
6464 N. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89131
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Degree Show Car, Wheaties Show Car, Pepsico Show Cars, Inflatable and Sampling, Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Cheez-It Simulator, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display and Coors Light Show Car at:

Store #2592
1807 W. Craig Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, Coors Light Show Car & Keystone Light Show Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Pepsico Show Cars, Inflatable and Sampling, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Hefty's Show Car Simulator, Bud Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display and Degree Show Car at:

Store #2837
4350 N. Nellis Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89115
10 a.m.4 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 over 10,000 retail units under 69 different banners in 27 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 billion, Walmart employs 2.2 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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