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

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
July 22, 2011


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

INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2011 – As Indianapolis prepares for the upcoming Brickyard 400, select Walmart stores near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting July 27. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays, a special appearance by Eric McClure, and racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – July 27-30 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 Becky Dedman. “We wanted to provide Indianapolis 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.

Participating stores near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway include:

Wednesday, July 27, 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, MillerCoors Miller Lite Show Car and Trailer, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, Wrangler’s in-store Interactive Pit Box and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #3435
1133 N. Emerson Road
Greenwood, Ind.

Thursday, July 28, 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, Wrangler’s in-store Interactive Pit Box and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at. Also, NASCAR Driver Eric McClure will be making an appearance at the Brownsburg store on W. Northfield Drive from noon – 1 p.m.

Walmart Store #2788
400 W. Northfield Drive
Brownsburg, Ind.

Friday, July 29, 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, Wrangler’s in-store Interactive Pit Box and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator. Also, NASCAR Driver Eric McClure will be making a appearance at the Plainfield store on E. Main St. from 1 – 2 p.m.

Walmart Store #828
2373 E. Main St.
Plainfield, Ind.

Saturday, July 30, 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, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Blue Bunny Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, Wrangler’s in-store Interactive Pit Box and Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator at:

Walmart Store #2786
9500 U.S. 36
Avon, Ind.

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

About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 8,986 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. 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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