Fontana Area Walmart Stores to host NASCAR Driver Appearances, Racing Simulators, Fun for Fans Starting March 22

Retailer Gears Up with Authentic Race Merchandise, Exclusive Fan Events, Race Day Savings

FONTANA, Calif., March 20, 2012 – As Fontana prepares for the upcoming Auto Club 400, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting March 22. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays, personal appearances by drivers Bobby Labonte and Jeff Gordon, and racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – on March 22, 23, and 24.

“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 Wesley Morris, 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 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 in the Fontana area include:

Thursday, March 22

Displays free and open to the public include the M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, Degree Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #3276
4001 Hallmark Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bush’s Sprint Cup Driver Bobby Labonte from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the Wheaties Show Car, the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car at:

Store #1693
2050 West Redlands Blvd.
Redlands, CA 92373
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23

Displays free and open to the public include the Wheaties Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck at:

Store #3464
3943 Grand Ave.
Chino, CA 91710
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Degree Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, #22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Hefty Show Car Simulator, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display at:

Store #1756
17251 Foothill Blvd.
Fontana, CA 92335
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 24

Displays free and open to the public include the M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Degree Show Car and Wheaties Show Car at:

Store #1862
1610 S. Riverside Ave.
Rialto, CA 92376
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Pepsi MAX Sprint Cup Driver Jeff Gordon from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck, #22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Oreo Ritz Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #1922
12549 Foothill Blvd.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
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 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.

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