Watkins Glen Area Walmart Stores Offer NASCAR Authentic Merchandise, Fan Events Starting Aug. 9

Race Day Savings, Racing Simulators at Area Stores

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2012 – As Watkins Glen prepares for the upcoming NASCAR at the Glen Sprint Cup Series race, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Aug. 9. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy show car and simulator displays – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR –Aug. 9-11 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 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 Mike Judd. “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 Watkins Glen International include:

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, Hellmann’s Show Car Simulator, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #2992
3217 Silverback Lane
Painted Post, N.Y.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 10, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, Hellmann’s Show Car Simulator, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #1976
1400 County Road 64
Horseheads, N.Y.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coors Light Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, Hellmann’s Show Car Simulator, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and Oreo Ritz Show Car at:

Store #3221
515 E. 4th St.
Watkins Glen, N.Y.
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 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 more than 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.

###