Michigan Walmart Stores Offer NASCAR Driver Appearances, Authentic Merchandise, Fan Events Starting June 13

 Race Day Savings, Racing Simulators at Area Stores

SALINE, Mich., June 11, 2012 – As Michigan prepares for the upcoming Quicken Loans 400, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting June 13. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy a special appearance by Brad Keselowski, along with show car and simulator displays – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – June 13 -16 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., depending on the location.

“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 Shelly Lehman, market manager, Walmart. “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 near the Michigan International Speedway include:

Wednesday, June 13

Events free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi Max Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Pennzoil No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #1593
800 E. Chicago St.
Coldwater, Mich.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, June 14

Events free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi Max Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Pennzoil No. 22 Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #1809
701 Olds St.
Jonesville, Mich.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, June 15

Brad Keselowski Driver Appearance at 7 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Miller Lite Show Car, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi Max Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Pennzoil No. 22 Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #5472
7000 E. Michigan Ave.
Saline, Mich.
2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 16

Events free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, Walmart’s 50th Anniversary Show Car and Miller Lite Show Car at:

Store #5160
1700 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, Mich.
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Events free and open to the public include the Pennzoil No. 22 Dodge Charger, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi Max Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car and 5-hour Energy Show Car at:

Store #1836
1601 U.S. 223
Adrian, Mich.
10 a.m. to 4 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 10,130 retail units under 69 different banners in 27 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 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://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.

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