DAYTONA, Fla., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Daytona prepares for the upcoming Daytona 500, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Tuesday, Feb. 21. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars and simulators, along with special appearances by Jeff Burton and Miss Coors Light, as well as race car simulators– perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.
"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 Corbin Norman, Walmart market manager. "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 authentic NASCAR merchandise such as T-shirts and racing flags, with an even bigger selection of exclusive products available at Walmart.com/NASCAR.
Local radio stations 95.7 WHOG, 101one WJRR, and 106.7 XL WXXL will be at the stores broadcasting remotely.Participating stores in Daytona include: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 Displays free and open to the public include the Bush's Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Walmart 50th Anniversary Show Car, Keystone Light Show Truck, Coors Light Show Car & Pole Award, Wheaties Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, and Cheez-It Simulator at: Store #32071601 Rinehart Road Sanford, Fla. 32771 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Displays free and open to the public include the Hellman's Show Car, Degree Show Car, Pepsi MAX Show Car, Diet Mountain Dew Show Car, Shell-Pennzoil Show Car, Hefty's Show Car Simulator, Budweiser Show Car, M&M's Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display, and Miller Lite Show Car at: Store #8601699 N. Woodland Blvd. Deland, Fla. 32720 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 Displays free and open to the public include the Bush's Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Shell-Pennzoil Show Car, Wheaties Show Car, Budweiser Show Car, Oreo Ritz Show Car, and Cheez-It Simulator and Miller Lite Show Car at: