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Walmart Stores Bring NASCAR Fan Events and Unique Race Time Experiences to New Hampshire

Monday, September 17, 2012

Walmart Stores Bring NASCAR Fan Events and Unique Race Time Experiences to New Hampshire09:44 EDT Monday, September 17, 2012Authentic Race Merchandise, Racing Simulators and SavingsLOUDON, N.H., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the New Hampshire Motor Speedway prepares for the upcoming Sylvania 300, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Sept. 19. 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 ? Sept. 19-22 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., depending on the location.The Sylvania 300 is the second race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  This 300-lap event is part of NASCAR's 10-race playoff. In 2011, Tony Stewart won the race and went on to claim the Sprint Cup championship two months later.Race Time at WalmartIn 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 New Hampshire Motor Speedway include: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012Displays free and open to the public include the Hefty Show Car Simulator, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Chevrolet and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet at:Store #174959 Walton WaySomersworth, N.H.10 a.m. ? 4 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Oreo Ritz Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, and 5-hour Energy Show Car at:Store #353535 Fresh River RoadEpping, N.H.11:30 a.m. ? 5:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012Displays free and open to the public include the Hefty Show Car Simulator, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, and 5-hour Energy Show Car at:Store #236939 E. Main/I-93 Exit 20Tilton, N.H.10 a.m. ? 4 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Chevrolet, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck and Wheaties Show Car at:Store #2055344 Loudon RoadConcord, N.H.11:30 a.m. ? 5:30 p.m.Friday, Sept. 21, 2012Displays free and open to the public include the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Wheaties Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car and No. 24 Pepsi MAX Chevrolet and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet at:Store #16983 Commerce DriveHooksett, N.H.10 a.m. ? 4 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, M&M's Show Car, and Sim Pod and Trophy Display at:Store #2055344 Loudon RoadConcord, N.H.11:30 a.m. ? 5:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012Displays free and open to the public include the Oreo Ritz Show Car, Wheaties Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Chevrolet, No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet and Cheez-It Show Car Simulator at:Store #2330116 Farmington RoadRochester, N.H.10 a.m. ? 4 p.m.Displays free and open to the public include the Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, 5-hour Energy Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod and Trophy Display, and Hefty Show Car Simulator at:Store #2055344 Loudon RoadConcord, N.H.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: Stephanie Austin, Mitchell Communications Group, +1-860-830-7608