Select Walmart Stores near the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to host NASCAR Fan Events

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

LOUDON, N.H., July 8, 2011 – As New Hampshire prepares for the upcoming Lenox Industrial Tools 301, select Walmart stores near the New Hampshire Motor Speedway will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting July 13. 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 – July 13-16 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

“We’ve found that nearly nine out of 10 NASCAR fans chose to shop at Walmart1,” said Walmart market manager Donald Wallis. “We wanted to provide New Hampshire 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 and storefronts, 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.

Local radio station WOKQ 97.5 will be at Walmart Store #1749 in Somersworth broadcasting remotely on Wednesday, July 13 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Participating stores near the New Hampshire Motor Speedway include:

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator at:

Walmart Store #1749
59 Walton Way
Somersworth, N.H.

Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator at:

Walmart Store #3535
35 Fresh River Road
Epping, N.H.

Friday, July 15, 2011 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include Mars M&M Show Car Simulator and Trailer, General Mills Cheerios Show Car and Trailer, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car and Trailer, Hefty Show Car Simulator and Trailer, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car and Trailer, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator at:

Walmart Store #2330
116 Farmington Road
Rochester, N.H.

Saturday, July 16, 2011 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, MillerCoors Miller Lite Show Car and Coors Light Show Car, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator at:

Walmart Store #2055
344 Loudon Road
Concord, N.H.

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

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