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Select Walmart Stores in Texas to host NASCAR Driver Appearances, Racing Simulators

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Select Walmart Stores in Texas to host NASCAR Driver Appearances, Racing Simulators

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
March 30, 2011


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

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 30, 2011 – As Texas prepares for the upcoming Samsung Mobile 500, select Walmart stores in the area will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting April 5, 2011. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays, special appearances by Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick 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 Tim Ross, Walmart Local Market Manager. “We wanted to provide Texas 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 http://see.Walmart.com/NASCAR.

Participating stores in Texas include:

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 11am - 5pm
Events free and open to the public include the Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator and General Mills Cheerios Show Car at:
Walmart Store #2980:
8520 N. Beach Street
Ft. Worth, Texas

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 11am - 5pm
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and General Mills Cheerios Show Car at:
Walmart Store # 807:
6401 North East Loop 820
North Richland Hill, Texas

Thursday, April 7, 2011 11am - 5pm: NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch will be signing 300 autographs starting at 10am
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and General Mills Cheerios Show Car at:
Walmart Store #5316:
1401 North Saginaw Boulevard
Saginaw, Texas

Friday, April 8, 2011 12pm - 6pm
Events free and open to the public include the Mars M&M Show Car Simulator and Trailer, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Kraft Oreo Ritz Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca-Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator and General Mills Cheerios Show Car and Trailer at:
Walmart Store #5247:
1228 North Highway 377
Roanoke, Texas

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


About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 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://www.walmartstores.com, on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmart, and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.

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Ed. Note: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the legal trade name of the corporation. The name "Walmart," expressed as one word and without punctuation, is a trademark of the company and is used analogously to describe the company and its stores. Use the trade name when it is necessary to identify the legal entity, such as when reporting financial results, litigation or corporate governance.

1 Experian Consumer Research, Simmons National Consumer Survey, Fall 2009



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