Charlotte Area Walmart Stores Offer Promotions for Final Race Week

As the Charlotte area prepares for the upcoming Bank of America 500 on Oct. 15, Walmart is giving racing fans more reason to get excited with its new Race Time program. Walmart customers and NASCAR fans can purchase the Walmart Family Track Pack available exclusively through Walmart.com/NASCAR for the Bank of America 500. The discount ticket package includes four race tickets, four hot dogs, four beverages and one race program for just $99, a savings of nearly $100 for a family of four.

“We’ve found that nearly nine out of 10 NASCAR fans chose to shop at Walmart[i],” said John Jones, Walmart market manager. “We wanted to provide Charlotte race fans with unbelievable savings on NASCAR tickets and merchandise and unique Race Time experiences that you can only find at Walmart.”

Race Time at Walmart
Beginning Oct. 11, select Walmart stores in the Charlotte area will host NASCAR fan events featuring real stock car racing displays and racing simulator machines – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.

Local radio station WFNZ-AM, “The Fan,” will be at Walmart Store #1027 in Concord broadcasting remotely on Friday, Oct. 14 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Additionally, Walmart stores will feature incredible prices on NASCAR merchandise such as T-shirts, racing flags, and tailgating food and beverages with even more selection of exclusive product on Walmart.com/NASCAR.

Participating stores in the Charlotte area include:

Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include the Wrangler Interactive Pit Box, Cheerios show car, Oreo Ritz show car, Coca-Cola 5-seat racing simulator, and Pepsi Max/AMP racing simulator at:

Walmart Store #2005
2420 Supercenter Drive NE
Kannapolis, N.C.

Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include the Hefty show car simulator, Wrangler Interactive Pit Box, Cheerios show car, Oreo Ritz show car, Coca-Cola 5-seat racing simulator, and Pepsi Max/AMP racing simulator at:

Walmart Store #2134
7735 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, N.C.

Thursday, Oct. 13 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include the Hefty show car simulator, Wrangler Interactive Pit Box, Cheerios show car, Oreo Ritz show car, Coca-Cola 5-seat racing simulator, and Pepsi Max/AMP racing simulator at:

Walmart Store #4574
5825 Thunder Road NW
Concord, N.C.

Friday, Oct. 14 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Events free and open to the public include the Hefty show car simulator, Wrangler Interactive Pit Box, Cheerios show car, Oreo Ritz show car, Coca-Cola 5-seat racing simulator, and Pepsi Max/AMP racing simulator at:

Walmart Store #1027
150 Concord Commons
Concord, N.C.

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 9,200 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs 2.1 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 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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