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

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
April 18, 2011


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

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 18, 2011 – As Richmond prepares for the upcoming Crown Royal 400, select Walmart stores in the Richmond area will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting April 26. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines – perfectly safe to get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – on April 26-29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., depending on the store location.

“We’ve found that nearly nine out of 10 NASCAR fans chose to shop at Walmart ,” said John Schlegelmilch, Walmart market manager. “We wanted to provide Richmond 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 the Richmond area include:

Tuesday, April 26 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Frito Lay Simulator and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #1523
11400 West Broad St.
Glen Allen, Va.

Wednesday, April 27 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Frito Lay Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #2795
145 Hill Carter Pkwy.
Ashland, Va.

Thursday, April 28 from 11 a.m. – 5 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Frito Lay Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at location below. Also, Hefty Black Out’s NASCAR Nationwide Driver Eric McClure will be signing autographs from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Walmart Store #2295
7901 Brook Road
Richmond, Va.


Friday, April 29 from 11 a.m. – 5 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Frito Lay Simulator and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #1525
7430 Bell Creek Road
Mechanicsville, Va.

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.

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



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