Martinsville Walmart to host NASCAR Events
As the Martinsville Speedway prepares for the upcoming TUMS Fast Relief 500, select Walmart stores in the Martinsville area will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Wednesday, Oct. 24, continuing through Saturday, Oct. 27. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy stock racing car displays and racing simulator machines - perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.
The TUMS Fast Relief 500 is the seventh race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. This 500-lap event is part of NASCAR's 10-race playoff. In 2011, Tony Stewart took the TUMS Fast Relief 500 victory for his third career win at Martinsville Speedway and later went on to win his third NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
What: Displays free and open to the public include the Hefty Show Car Simulator, 5-hour ENERGY Show Car, Scott Products' Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Nabisco's Oreo Ritz Show Car, Kellogg's Cheez-It Simulator, MARS M&M's Show Car, Simulator Pod and Trophy Display, Pennzoil No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger, No. 24 Pepsi MAX Chevrolet and the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet.
Where: Martinsville Walmart 976 Commonwealth Blvd. E., Martinsville, Va.
When: Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit Walmart.com/NASCAR.
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