ADVANCE AUTO PARTS, INC.
2004 Long-Term Incentive Plan
1. Grant of DSU . This Award Notice serves to notify you that the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of
the Board of Directors of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (“AAP”) has granted to you a deferred stock unit award (the “DSU”) under
the AAP 2004 Long-term Incentive Plan, on the terms and conditions set forth in this Award Notice and the Plan, representing
the right to receive a number of shares of AAP Common, par value $.001 per share (the “Common Stock”). These DSUs are
issued to you under the terms of the 2004 board compensation plan. The Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Deferred Stock Unit Plan
(the “Plan”) is incorporated herein by reference and made a part of this Award Notice. A copy of the Plan is attached for your
reference. You should review the terms of this Award Notice and the Plan carefully. The capitalized terms used but not
otherwise defined in this Award Notice are defined in the Plan.
2. Issuance of Shares . Subject to Section 7 of this Award Notice, and except as otherwise provided by Section 3 of this
Award Notice, AAP shall issue a certificate representing one share of Common Stock for each DSU ninety days after
completion of your board service. The shares of Common Stock may be issued during your lifetime only to you, or after your
death to your designated beneficiary, or, in the absence of such beneficiary, to your duly qualified personal representative. A
“designated beneficiary” for this purpose means such person or persons as you shall have most recently designated as a
beneficiary with specific reference to this Award Notice and by written notice give to AAP in accordance with the notice
provisions set forth in Section 11 hereof.
3. Effect of Change In Control . Awarded DSUs are subject to the terms of the Plan applicable in the event of a Change
4. Nonassignability . The DSU and the shares of Common Sto