Dallas/Fort Worth Walmart Stores Offer NASCAR Driver Appearances, Authentic Merchandise, Fan Events Starting April 10

Race Day Savings, Racing Simulators at Area Stores

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 9, 2012 – As Dallas/Fort Worth prepares for the upcoming Texas Samsung Mobile 500, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting April 10. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy driver appearances by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kyle Busch and Eric McClure, show car displays and racing simulators– perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – on April 10 – 13.

“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 Tim Ross, market manger, Walmart. “We want to give fans affordability and accessibility, so they can enjoy race time with their families and friends.”

Legends of Racing

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Walmart is sponsoring racing legend Bill Elliott driving Walmart #50 at the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona on July 7. Bill Elliott and the Walmart #50 show car will also make appearances at select Walmart stores nationwide leading up to the race.

Through the Legends of Racing online engagement, fans have the opportunity to share their memories and voice their opinions about the top moments in NASCAR history, as well as vote on Bill Elliott’s uniform and helmet design.

Fans can vote online at Walmart.com/NASCAR from March 28 - May 14.

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 Dallas/Fort Worth include:

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Cheez-It Simulator, Coors Light Show Car and No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger at:

Store #217
801 W. Main St.
Lewisville, Texas
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, Miller Lite Show Car, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car and Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck at:

Store #467
1515 S. Loop 288
Denton, Texas
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car, Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, the #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #1178
4101 Highway 121
Bedford, Texas
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hefty’s Nationwide Series Driver Eric McClure Appearance 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the Cheez-It Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger and the Coors Light Show Car at:

Store #266
1601 W. State Highway 114
Grapevine, Texas
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

M&M’s Sprint Cup Driver Kyle Busch Appearance noon – 2 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, Cheez-It Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, the #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #5080
1732 Precinct Line Road
Hurst, Texas
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hellmann’s Nationwide Series Driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Appearance 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Oreo Ritz Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Coors Light Show Car and Hefty’s Show Car Simulator at:

Store #5316
1401 N. Saginaw Blvd.
Saginaw, Texas
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Bush’s Best Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Miller Lite Show Car, M&M’s Show Car and Sim Pod & Trophy Display at:

Store #5247
1228 N. Highway 377
Roanoke, Texas
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Cheez-It Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car and Wheaties Show Car at:

Store #2980
8520 N. Beach St.
Fort Worth, Texas
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 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.

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