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Walmart Store Events Bring NASCAR Driver Appearances, Race Time Savings to Bristol Starting March 14

 
 

Retailer Gears Up with Authentic Race Merchandise, Exclusive Fan Events, Race Day Savings

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bristol prepares for the upcoming Food City 500, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Wednesday, March 14. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars and simulators, along with special appearances by Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and Eric McClure, as well as racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.

"Walmart is the champion of the racing fan, and we are committed to providing customers with savings on authentic merchandise, as well as unique race time experiences," said John Tunnell, Walmart market manager. "We want to give fans affordability and accessibility, so they can enjoy race time with their families and friends."

Race Time at Walmart
In addition to the fan events happening in Walmart parking lots, area Walmart stores will feature savings on all the food and snacks you need to enjoy the race, plus authentic NASCAR merchandise such as T-shirts and racing flags, with an even bigger selection of exclusive products available at Walmart.com/NASCAR.

Participating stores in Bristol include:

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include Bush's Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car and the Keystone Light Show Truck at:

Store #3852
110 Rocky Bottom Drive
Unicoi, TN 37692
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Wheaties Show Car, Cheez-It Simulator, Budweiser Show Car, #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Coors Light Show Car and Hefty's Show Car Simulator at:

Store #3829
2915 W. Market St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car and the Miller Lite Show Car at:

Store #742
2500 W. Stone Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Hefty's Nationwide Driver Eric McClure from 11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Kellogg's Nationwide Driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. from 3:30p.m.5:30 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the Oreo Ritz Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Cheez-It Simulator, Budweiser Show Car, Bush's Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coors Light Show Car and Hefty's Show Car Simulator at:

Store #599
3200 Fort Henry Drive
Kingsport, TN 37664
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include Bush's Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Cheez-It Simulator, #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Budweiser Show Car and the Keystone Light Show Truck at:

Store #690
1001 Over Mountain Drive
Elizabethton, TN 37643
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Wheaties Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty's Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car and Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car at:

Store #1080
3111 Browns Mill Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Cheez-It Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Bush's Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car and Hefty's Show Car Simulator at:

Store #2089
13245 Lee Highway
Bristol, VA 24202
10 a.m.4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Budweiser Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, #24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and #88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car and the Coors Light Show Car at:

Store #620
220 Century Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620
11:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.

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

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at over 10,000 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs 2.2 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://walmartstores.com, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.

SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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