A.E. Engine published prior to the start of the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup a Walmart-exclusive Chase edition of NASCAR Pole Position. The publication, released in September before the first Chase race at Chicagoland, included a breakdown of how the Chase works, driver profiles, predictions, trivia and previews for all three series.
NASCAR Pole Position has a licensing agreement with NASCAR through 2018. NASCAR and NASCAR Pole Position have been partners since 2007, and more than 2 million NASCAR fans will read NASCAR Pole Position in 2016. Published since 2005, NASCAR Pole Position is one of three officially-licensed NASCAR magazines.
The newsstand-quality magazine is distributed for free 36 times per year to NASCAR fans in all 23 NASCAR Sprint Cup series markets. The magazine is available at major retailers in each race market, including Walmart.