FORT WORTH, Texas, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Dallas/Fort Worth prepares for the upcoming Texas Samsung Mobile 500, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting April 10. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy driver appearances by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kyle Busch and Eric McClure, show car displays and racing simulators– perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR – on April 10 – 13.
"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 Tim Ross, market manager, Walmart. "We want to give fans affordability and accessibility, so they can enjoy race time with their families and friends."
Legends of Racing In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Walmart is sponsoring racing legend
Bill Elliott driving Walmart #50 at the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona on
Bill Elliott and the Walmart #50 show car will also make appearances at select Walmart stores nationwide leading up to the race.
Through the Legends of Racing online engagement, fans have the opportunity to share their memories and voice their opinions about the top moments in NASCAR history, as well as vote on Bill Elliott's uniform and helmet design.
Fans can vote online at Walmart.com/NASCAR from March 28 - May 14.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 Dallas/Fort Worth include: Tuesday, April 10, 2012