Walmart Brings Affordability, Accessibility to Watkins Glen NASCAR Fans
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — NASCAR fans can save on tickets to the upcoming NASCAR at the Glen Sprint Cup Series race on Aug. 12 with the Walmart Family Track Pack. The $99 package gives families four race tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and one program – a total savings of more than $100.
“We are making races affordable and accessible for fans,” said Rand Waddoups, senior director, Entertainment Properties and Brands, Walmart. “The Walmart Family Track Pack is a great value that gives local fans a way to take their whole family to the track together.”
2007 marked the 50th Anniversary of NASCAR’s debut at The Glen which was also the first professional race to be run on the permanent 2.3-mile course.
The Walmart Family Track Pack is available online at www.walmart.com/NASCAR and in Ticketmaster kiosks in select stores.
Race Time 2012 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.
Beginning Aug. 9 select Walmart stores near the Watkins Glen International will host NASCAR fan events featuring real show cars and racing simulators- perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR.
Additionally, Walmart stores will feature savings on authentic NASCAR merchandise such as T-shirts and racing flags, with even more items available on Walmart.com/NASCAR.
Participating stores near the Watkins Glen International include:
3217 Silverback Lane
Painted Post, N.Y.
1400 County Road 64
515 E. 4th St.
Watkins Glen, N.Y.
For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit Walmart.com/NASCAR.
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