Category Archives: Racing

2016 Panini Instant NASCAR Brings Racing Into the World of Print-on-Demand Cards

Posted on Monday September 26th, 2016 – 12:35 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get full 2016 Panini Instant NASCAR racing card details including a checklist, print runs, image gallery and more. The evolving set is done with print-on-demand distribution.

2016 Panini Prizm Racing Variations Gallery

Posted on Wednesday August 10th, 2016 – 02:58 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get a detailed breakdown of the 2016 Panini Prizm Racing variations. The list includes eight Hall of Famers with photos from their racing days.

2016 Panini Certified Racing Paves a Foil Trail

Posted on Wednesday August 10th, 2016 – 10:54 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Certified Racing is a set that focuses on foil. Get full details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more. Boxes come with four hits.

2016 Panini Prizm Racing Cards Mark the Return of NASCAR to the Hobby

Posted on Thursday July 28th, 2016 – 05:15 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Prizm Racing checklist is loaded with Prizm parallels. Get checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more. This is Panini’s first NASCAR release.

2016 Panini Torque Racing Cards Put NASCAR Spin on Familiar Names

Posted on Monday July 18th, 2016 – 12:35 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 Panini Torque Racing offers only 8 cards per box, one of which is an autograph or memorabilia card. Get details on the NASCAR release, box breakdown, release date and more.

Here’s What Panini’s First NASCAR Cards Look Like

Posted on Thursday June 16th, 2016 – 02:01 AM Author: Ryan Cracknell

See Panini’s first NASCAR trading cards, which arrive in the 2016 Panini Father’s Day promo set. Racers include Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick.

Panini America Confirms NASCAR Trading Cards License

Posted on Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 – 11:45 PM Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about Panini America announcing they landed the NASCAR trading card license and the initial lineup of sets.

American Pharoah is good business after Crown

Posted on Monday June 8th, 2015 – 04:49 PM Author: chrisolds

When American Pharoah crossed the finish line to capture the 2015 Belmont Stakes on Saturday, the cheers of the 90-thousand plus who had just witnessed history were deafening. Yet one could still almost hear the ring of a cash register among the euphoria.

NASCAR licensing VP says card deal progressing

Posted on Thursday May 28th, 2015 – 04:02 PM Author: chrisolds

A dozen races into the Sprint Cup season, NASCAR’s search for a replacement for Press Pass continues.

Silver bar series commemorates Secretariat’s Triple-Crown mettle

Posted on Friday May 1st, 2015 – 02:02 PM Author: chrisolds

On the eve of the running of the 141st Kentucky Derby, Elemetal has announced a silver bar set featuring Secretariat, the superhorse who still holds the three Triple Crown race records 42 years after running in them.

Kentucky Derby races onto magazine shelves

Posted on Monday April 13th, 2015 – 03:17 PM Author: chrisolds

Beckett’s The Kentucky Derby is 96 pages of vintage and recent imagery for $7.99 and can be found on shelves now, or by ordering through BeckettMedia.com.

NASCAR licensing VP: No new card deal yet

Posted on Tuesday March 17th, 2015 – 02:01 PM Author: chrisolds

Blake Davidson, NASCAR’s Vice President of Licensing and Consumer Products, told Beckett Media in an email on Tuesday that the organization is getting closer to securing a deal with a future trading card licensee.

Sunday Conversation: Card artist Mike James

Posted on Sunday February 22nd, 2015 – 12:10 AM Author: chrisolds

    By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Mike James is a veteran sports card artist who has had his work appear in several different card sets through the years. We caught up with him for a brief Q&A for our latest Sunday Conversation … — How long have you done sketch […]

NASCAR continues to explore its card options

Posted on Wednesday February 11th, 2015 – 03:31 PM Author: chrisolds

Blake Davidson, NASCAR’s Vice President of Licensing and Consumer Products, told Beckett Media in an email on Wednesday that the organization is continuing to consider its options for a future trading card licensee.

Beckett 20 Questions on … a bit of everything

Posted on Thursday January 29th, 2015 – 12:33 PM Author: chrisolds

It’s a busy time of year with a new wave of baseball coming, the Super Bowl on tap and plenty of new cardboard arrivals. For this latest edition of 20 Questions, we’re tackling, well, a little bit of everything.

Press Pass VP confirms company is finished (updated)

Posted on Monday January 5th, 2015 – 10:05 AM Author: chrisolds

NASCAR’s lone trading card manufacturer, Press Pass, will be closing its doors.

Panini teams with Broncos for stadium set

Posted on Saturday December 6th, 2014 – 10:16 AM Author: chrisolds

Fans who attend the Bills-Broncos game Sunday in Denver will receive a set of Panini America cards featuring the stars of the home team.

Kevin Harvick is your NASCAR Sprint Cup champ

Posted on Sunday November 16th, 2014 – 05:43 PM Author: chrisolds

The basics on your new NASCAR Sprint Cup champion.

Beckett 20 Questions … on autographs

Posted on Tuesday November 11th, 2014 – 04:12 PM Author: chrisolds

Here is our latest batch of 20 Questions — tell us what you think with the questions below and raise a few of your own at the end if you’d like.

Box Busters: 2015 Press Pass Cup Chase racing

Posted on Thursday October 30th, 2014 – 12:48 PM Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2015 Press Pass Cup Chase in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Press Pass’ FanFare Racing arrives next month

Posted on Thursday August 23rd, 2012 – 11:10 AM Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Press Pass FanFare Racing is back for a second year. The autograph and memorabilia-heavy product comes out next month with an extensive autograph and memorabilia checklist.

AT THE NATIONAL: A post-show mega-gallery

Posted on Monday August 13th, 2012 – 09:49 PM Author: chrisolds

It’s just a small glimpse at much of what was seen at the show.

Box Busters: 2012 Press Pass Showcase racing

Posted on Monday July 30th, 2012 – 07:22 PM Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a pair of 2012 Press Pass Showcase racing boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Press Pass Redline

Posted on Tuesday July 3rd, 2012 – 05:43 PM Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Press Pass Redline boxes in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Press Pass celebrates Richard Petty’s 75th

Posted on Monday July 2nd, 2012 – 12:20 PM Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Press Pass has put together Richard Petty Birthday Tribute cards that will be in 2012 Press Pass Showcase.

Preview Gallery: 2012 Press Pass Redline

Posted on Friday June 22nd, 2012 – 12:15 PM Author: chrisolds

There are two autographs and two memorabilia cards in every single box of the high-end product that arrives on July 5.

Are you a SuperCollector? We want your info!

Posted on Tuesday June 19th, 2012 – 12:20 PM Author: chrisolds

We’re going to dedicate an entire issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly to SuperCollectors soon — and we want to see your collections.

Will you take the $10 Card Shop Challenge?

Posted on Tuesday June 12th, 2012 – 05:41 PM Author: chrisolds

It’s time for another version of the $10 Card Shop Challenge Are you ready? The deadline is Friday, June 15 …

How did your dad pass the trading card torch?

Posted on Monday June 11th, 2012 – 04:59 PM Author: Admin

With Father’s Day coming up, we’d like to invite collectors to share their dad-related hobby memories

Press Pass releases National show card plans

Posted on Friday June 8th, 2012 – 12:47 PM Author: chrisolds

Press Pass has unveiled its plans for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore in early August and it’s one that will include a bit of mystery.

Lionel readies Earnhardt Jr. Batman diecasts

Posted on Tuesday May 15th, 2012 – 01:03 PM Author: chrisolds

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Batman will team up on the track as the son of the seven-time Cup champ will race a Chevy Impala designed with “The Dark Knight Rises” on its paint scheme.

First look: 2012 Press Pass Showcase Racing

Posted on Tuesday May 8th, 2012 – 01:25 PM Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Press Pass Showcase Racing arrives at the end of May, celebrating a couple of different milestones.

Press Pass fixes Keselowski autopen issue in Ignite

Posted on Monday May 7th, 2012 – 04:28 PM Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

With Press Pass’ new racing product 2012 Ignite  hitting the street, some collectors noticed something strange on Brad Keselowski’s autographed Ignite Ink cards.

Box Busters: 2012 Press Pass Ignite racing

Posted on Tuesday May 1st, 2012 – 04:30 PM Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Dan Hitt as they rip into a box of 2012 Press Pass Ignite racing cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2012 Press Pass Redline racing

Posted on Friday April 20th, 2012 – 09:39 PM Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Press Pass will unveil its newest line this June with 2012 Press Pass Redline, a high-end racing product.