Retailer Offers Exclusive Discount Ticket and Food Package to Sprint Cup Series Race with Savings of Nearly $100 per Family
BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 14, 2011 – As Dover prepares for the upcoming Sprint Cup Series race on May 15, 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 http://see.Walmart.com/NASCAR for the Sprint Cup Series. 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 Walmart ,” said Walmart market manager Steven Reed, “We wanted to provide Dover 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 May 11, select Walmart stores in the Dover area 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 http://see.Walmart.com/NASCAR.
Participating stores in the Dover area include:
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 from 12pm – 6pm
Walmart Store #3802
705 Middletown Warwick Road
Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 12pm – 6pm
Walmart Store #1741
939 N. Dupont Blvd.
Friday, May 13, 2011 from 11am – 5pm
Walmart Store #5039
263 Walmart Drive
Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 11am – 5pm
Walmart Store #1736
1574 N. Dupont Highway
For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit http://see.Walmart.com/NASCAR.
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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Ticket packages are limited per market and available through http://see.Walmart.com/NASCAR while
1Experian Consumer Research, Simmons National Consumer Survey, Fall 2009