Walmart Stores Bring NASCAR Driver Appearance, Fan Events and Unique Race Time Experiences to Indianapolis

Authentic Race Merchandise, Racing Simulators and Savings

INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 2012 – As Indianapolis prepares for the upcoming Crown Royal Presents The “Your Hero’s Name Here” 400 at the Brickyard, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting July 25. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy a special appearance by Bobby Labonte and show car and simulator displays– perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – July 25-28 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 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 Walmart market manager Becky Dedman. “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 Indianapolis Motor Speedway include:

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, Coors Light Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator and Wheaties Show Car at:

Store #1459
7245 U.S. 31 S.
Indianapolis, Ind.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Scott Products Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Oreo Ritz Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car and Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator at:

Store #4417
8191 Upland Bend
Camby, Ind.
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Coors Light Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and 5-hour Energy Show Car at:

Store #2787
7325 N. Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, Ind.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Scott Products Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car and M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display at:

Store #3781
4545 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, Ind.
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, July 27, 2012

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

Store #828
2373 E. Main St.
Plainfield, Ind.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Scott Products’ Bobby Labonte Driver Appearance from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include the Scott Products Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Oreo Ritz Show Car, M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Miller Lite Show Car at:

Store #3435
1133 N. Emerson Road
Greenwood, Ind.
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Scott Products Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coors Light Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator and No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger at:

Store #2788
400 W. Northfield Drive
Brownsburg, Ind.
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Oreo Ritz Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Wheaties Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car and M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display at:

Store #2786
9500 U.S. 36
Avon, Ind.
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 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 10,130 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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