HOMESTEAD, Fla., 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 – Nov. 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., depending on the location.
In addition, Coca-Cola's Jeff Burton and Unilever's Nationwide driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. are scheduled to make appearances at Miami-area Walmart stores Nov. 15 – 17.
"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 Marvin Balduff, 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 Miami area include: 8651 NW 13th Terrace Doral, Fla. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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.