Walmart Introduces $99 Walmart Family Track Pack to Michigan NASCAR Fans
Topics: Pure Michigan 400
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
July 29, 2011
Retailer Offers Exclusive Discount Ticket and Food Package to Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race with Savings of Nearly $1001 per Family
SALINE, Mich., July 29, 2011 – As the Michigan International Speedway prepares for the upcoming Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup Series race on August 21, Walmart is giving racing fans more reason to get excited with its new Race Time program. Walmart customers and NASCAR fans can purchase the Walmart Family Track Pack available exclusively through Walmart.com/NASCAR for the Pure Michigan 400. The discount ticket package includes four race tickets, four hot dogs, four beverages and one race program for just $99, a savings of nearly $100 for a family of four.
“We’ve found that nearly nine out of 10 NASCAR fans chose to shop at Walmart1,” said Walmart market manager Shelly Lehman, “We wanted to provide Michigan race fans with unbelievable savings on NASCAR tickets and merchandise and unique Race Time experiences that you can only find at Walmart.”
Race Time at Walmart
Beginning August 17, select Walmart stores near the Michigan International Speedway will host NASCAR fan events featuring real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.
Additionally, Walmart stores will feature incredible prices on NASCAR merchandise 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 Michigan International Speedway include:
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Walmart Store #1824
2515 Ellsworth Road
Thursday, August 18, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Walmart Store #1809
701 Olds St.
Friday, August 19, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Walmart Store #1836
1601 U.S. 223
Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Walmart Store #5160
1700 W. Michigan Ave.
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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1Ticket packages are limited per market and available through Walmart.com/NASCAR while supplies last.
2Experian Consumer Research, Simmons National Consumer Survey, Fall 2009
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