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Atlanta Area Walmart Stores Offer NASCAR Authentic Merchandise, Fan Events Starting Aug. 30

Monday, August 27, 2012

Atlanta Area Walmart Stores Offer NASCAR Authentic Merchandise, Fan Events Starting Aug. 3016:03 EDT Monday, August 27, 2012Race Day Savings, Racing Simulators at Area StoresATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Atlanta area prepares for the upcoming Advocare 500, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Aug. 30. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines ? perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR ? on Aug. 30-Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., varying by 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 Larry Leverrette. "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 the Atlanta area include: Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012Displays free and open to the public include the Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, and M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display at:Store #7455600 N. Henry Blvd.Stockbridge, Ga.10 a.m. ? 4 p.m.Pennzoil's Brad Keselowski special appearance from 2 p.m. ? 3:30 p.m.Hefty's Eric McClure special appearance from 4 p.m. ? 5 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Scott Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Hefty's Show Car Simulator,  No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:Store #536311465 Tara Blvd.Lovejoy, Ga.11:30 a.m. ? 5:30 p.m.Friday, Aug. 31, 2012Displays free and open to the public include the Scott Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:Store #57094949 Bill Gardner Pkwy.Locust Grove, Ga.9 a.m. ? 3 p.m.MARS' Kyle Busch special appearance from 11 a.m. ? 1 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty's Show Car Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Cheez-It Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, and M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display at:Store #3201135 Willow LaneMcDonough, Ga.10:30 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012Displays free and open to the public include Hefty's Show Car Simulator, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Wheaties Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger at: Store #9321569 N. ExpresswayGriffin, Ga.10 a.m. ? 4 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Scott Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Cheez-It Simulator, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:Store #536311465 Tara Blvd.Lovejoy, Ga.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 10,300 retail units under 69 different banners in 27 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of $444 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://corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmartnewsroom. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.SOURCE Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.For further information: Katie Johnston, Mitchell Communications Group, Phone: +1-225-715-5480