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Select Walmart Stores near the Watkins Glen International to host NASCAR Fan Events

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Select Walmart Stores near the Watkins Glen International to host NASCAR Fan Events

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
August 3, 2011


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

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 3, 2011 – As Watkins Glen International prepares for the upcoming Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen Sprint Cup Series, select Walmart stores near Watkins Glen International will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting Aug. 10. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – Aug. 10 - 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“We’ve found that nearly nine out of 10 NASCAR fans chose to shop at Walmart1,” said Walmart market manager Mike Judd. “We wanted to provide Watkins Glen 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.

Local radio station WOKN 99.5 will be at Walmart Store #1976 in Horseheads broadcasting remotely on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Participating stores near the Watkins Glen International include:

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car and Miller Lite Show Car at:

Walmart Store #2992
3217 Silverback Lane
Painted Post, N.Y.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car and Miller Lite Show Car at:

Walmart Store #1976
1400 County Road 64
Horseheads, N.Y.

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car and Miller Lite Show Car at:

Walmart Store #3221
515 E. 4th St.
Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include General Mills Cheerios Show Car, Kraft’s Oreo Ritz Nationwide Show Car, Pepsi Max/Amp Simulator, Coca Cola 5-Seat Racing Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Blue Bunny’s Champ Cone Sampling Trailer, MillerCoors Coors Light Show Car and Miller Lite Show Car at:

Walmart Store #3221
515 E. 4th St.
Watkins Glen, N.Y.

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

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) or “Walmart,” serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,800 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine’s 2010 Most Admired Companies survey. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com and on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com and 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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