Kmart to host activities prior to Daytona 500

Kmart joins forces with top-name brand PARTNERS to HOST fan-friendly NASCAR activities prior to Daytona 500 Jeff Gordon, Kyle Petty, Joe Nemechek, Todd Bodine, Mike Skinner, Kurt Busch and Jeremy Mayfield Scheduled To Appear At Daytona Beach ...

Kmart joins forces with top-name brand PARTNERS to HOST fan-friendly NASCAR activities prior to Daytona 500

Jeff Gordon, Kyle Petty, Joe Nemechek, Todd Bodine, Mike Skinner, Kurt Busch and Jeremy Mayfield Scheduled To Appear At Daytona Beach Kmart

Daytona, FL (February 8, 2002) - Kmart Corporation (NYSE:KM) has an exciting, fan-friendly calendar of events scheduled at the Daytona Beach Kmart store, located at 1300 International Speedway Blvd, the week leading into NASCAR's Daytona 500.

Kmart is joining forces with Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Tide, M&M's, Kellogg's, Frito-Lay and Kodak to feature NASCAR's finest, including Kmart Racing drivers Joe Nemechek and Todd Bodine, along with Jeremy Mayfield, Kurt Busch, Kyle Petty, Mike Skinner and 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon.

Ford will feature a Pit Crew Challenge that will be hosted in the Kmart parking lot during the week. M & M's and Kellogg's will offer exciting racing simulators, and Pepsi will be featuring a Pepsi/Frito/Dew Crew Racing Experience.

Jeremy Mayfield, driver of the No. 19 Dodge Dealers Intrepid R/T, will be signing autographs at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13th. Joe Nemechek, driver of the No. 26 Kmart School Spirit Ford, and Todd Bodine, driver of the No. 66 Kmart Ford, will both be signing autographs at 7 p.m. the same day.

Mike Skinner, driver of the #4 Kodak Chevrolet will sign autographs on Thursday, February 14th at 4:30 p.m., and Kyle Petty arrives for an autograph session on the same day at 5:30 pm. NASCAR superstar Jeff Gordon will visit the Kmart store for a public appearance at noon on Friday, February 15th.

The Daytona Beach Kmart is just a few blocks from the Daytona International Speedway. The exciting schedule of events as planned* for Kmart shoppers and NASCAR fans is as follows: <pre> February 10 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- Kellogg's Simulator 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- M&M's Simulator

February 11 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Sharpie PT Cruiser 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - M&M's Simulator 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- WGNE 99.9 Froggy FM Radio Remote 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - #97 Sharpie/Rubbermaid Show Car & Hauler 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Kurt Busch Autograph Session

February 12 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - M&M's Simulator 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- WGNE 99.9 Froggy FM Radio Remote 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. - #8 Budweiser Show Car

February 13 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.- #26 Kmart School Spirit Ford and #66 Kmart Ford Show Cars 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- WGNE 99.9 Froggy FM Radio Remote 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Pepsi/Frito/Dew Crew Racing Experience 4:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - #19 Dew Crew Show Car 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Jeremy Mayfield Autograph Session 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Joe Nemechek and Todd Bodine Autograph Session

February 14 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Pepsi/Frito/Dew Crew Experience 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- WGNE 99.9 Froggy FM Radio Remote 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. - #4 Kodak Show Car 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Mike Skinner Autograph Session 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Kyle Petty Autograph Session (Tentative 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) -- Ford Pit Crew Challenge (Balloons, Face Painters, etc.)

February 15 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Pepsi/Frito/Dew Crew Racing Experience 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- WGNE 99.9 Froggy FM Radio Remote 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. - Jeff Gordon Public Appearance

February 16 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. -- # 32 Tide Show Car (Tentative 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) -- Ford Pit Crew Challenge (Balloons, Face Painters, etc.)

Kmart Corporation is a $37 billion company that serves America with more than 2,100 Kmart and Kmart SuperCenter retail outlets and through its e-commerce shopping site, www.bluelight.com.

* All driver appearances and NASCAR-related events are subject to change without notice.

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Series Automotive , NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Jeremy Mayfield , Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , Kyle Petty , Joe Nemechek , Kurt Busch