Nov. 13, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- As the Homestead-Miami Speedway prepares for the upcoming Ford EcoBoost 400, select Walmart stores in the area will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting
Wednesday, Nov. 14
, continuing through Saturday, Nov. 17. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars and simulator displays – perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR –
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
, depending on the location.
In addition, Coca-Cola's
and Unilever's Nationwide driver
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
are scheduled to make appearances at
-area Walmart stores
"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. "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 fans 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
8651 NW 13th Terrace
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
Displays free and open to the public include the Hefty Show Car Simulator, Hellmann's Show Car Simulator, Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, Kingsford Ultimate Tailgate Truck, 5-hour ENERGY Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Oreo Ritz Show Car, No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, Wheaties Show Car, Coors Light Show Car, Miller Lite Show Car, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Chevrolet and the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet.