Select Walmart Stores in Kentucky to host NASCAR Racing Simulators and More

 Retailer Revs up with Exclusive In-Store Events and Incredible Race Day Savings

FT. WRIGHT, Ky., June 29, 2011 – As Kentucky prepares for the upcoming Inaugural Quaker State 400, select Walmart stores in the area will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting July 5, 2011. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.

“We’ve found that nearly nine out of 10 NASCAR fans chose to shop at Walmart,” said Tiwan Speakes, Walmart local market manager, “We wanted to provide Kentucky race fans with unique Race Time experiences and unbelievable savings on NASCAR merchandise that you can only find at Walmart.”

Race Time at Walmart
In addition to the fan events happening in Walmart parking lots, Walmart stores will feature incredible prices on NASCAR merchandise during the racing season such as T-shirts, racing flags, and tailgating food and beverages with even more selection of exclusive product on Walmart.com/NASCAR.

Participating stores in Kentucky include:

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 11am–5pm
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Miller Lite Show Car, and Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #2967:
3450 Valley Plaza Parkway
Ft Wright, Ky.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 2pm–8pm
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Miller Lite Show Car, and Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #2968:
200 Floyd Dr.
Carrollton, Ky.

Thursday, July 7, 2011 11am–5pm
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, and Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #584:
20 Ferguson Blvd.
Dry Ridge, Ky.

Friday, July 8, 2011 11am–5pm
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Miller Lite Show Car, and Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #1510
7625 Doering Dr.
Florence, Ky.

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

About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
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1 Experian Consumer Research, Simmons National Consumer Survey, Fall 2009