Walmart Stores Bring NASCAR Driver Appearances, Fan Events and Unique Race Time Experiences to Charlotte



Walmart Stores Bring NASCAR Driver Appearances, Fan Events and Unique Race Time Experiences to Charlotte

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Wednesday, 23 May 2012 07:06
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As the Charlotte area prepares for the upcoming Coca-Cola 600, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting May 23. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy special appearances by Denny Hamlin, Bobby Labonte, Bill Elliott and Michael Waltrip, and show cars and racing simulators – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – on May 23-26 from 9 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 David Cruse. "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 Charlotte area include:

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Hefty Show Car Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Racing Simulator, Budweiser Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Wheaties Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #2005
2420 Supercenter Drive N.E.
Kannapolis, N.C.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Kingsford's Sprint Cup Driver Bobby Labonte appearance from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, M&M's Show Car, and Simulator Pod and Trophy Display at:

Store #1552
323 S. Arlington St.
Salisbury, N.C.
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Coca-Cola 's Sprint Cup Driver Denny Hamlin appearance from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Racing Simulator, Wheaties Show Car, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Hellmann's Show Car Simulator, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #1027
150 Concord Commons
Concord, N.C.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, May 25, 2012

Displays free and open to the public include the Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Hellmann's Show Car Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Racing Simulator, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #2134
7735 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, N.C.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
5-hour Energy's Michael Waltrip appearance from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car and Wheaties Show Car at:

Store #1156
169 Norman Station Blvd.
Mooresville, N.C.
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 26, 2012

Walmart's Driver Bill Elliott appearance from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Displays free and open to the public include Walmart's 50th Anniversary Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, Wheaties Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Show Car and No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Show Car at:

Store #1027
150 Concord Commons
Concord, N.C.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Walmart's Driver Bill Elliott appearance from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Displays free and open to the public include the Budweiser Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Hefty Show Car Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Racing Simulator, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger and the Hellmann's Show Car Simulator at:

Store #4574
5825 Thunder Road
Concord, N.C.
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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