Category Archives: Racing

Voices from the Expo: Upper Deck and Cards2Kids

Posted on November 11, 2011 – 7:14 pm Author: Admin

Upper Deck’s Chris Carlin gives us the rundown on the company’s wrapper redemption program and introduces us to John Makowiec, the extraordinary young man behind the Cards2Kids charity.

Random question: Who do you think has the best autograph … and why?

Posted on November 9, 2011 – 3:45 pm Author: chrisolds

Who do you think has the best autograph in sports — and why?

Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Legends Racing Cards

Posted on November 7, 2011 – 4:22 pm Author: Admin

Join Beckett Media’s Tim Trout and Dan Hitt as they tear into two boxes of 2011 Press Pass Legends racing.

Dan Wheldon appears on few cards, diecasts

Posted on October 16, 2011 – 4:24 pm Author: chrisolds

Former IRL IndyCar champion and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died in a crash at the IndyCar season finale in Las Vegas on Sunday. He was 33.

Old is new again with Lionel’s NASCAR Classics line

Posted on October 3, 2011 – 1:21 pm Author: chrisolds

Some classic names and race cars from yesteryear are brand new once again as Lionel NASCAR Collectables has unveiled its second offering of NASCAR Classics diecasts.

Box Busters: 2011 Wheels Main Event

Posted on September 27, 2011 – 11:16 am Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Tim Trout & Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2011 Wheels Main Event racing cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Press Pass releases short print info for 2011 FanFare

Posted on September 13, 2011 – 8:18 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

00000 By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Racing fans just got an update from one of their most recently released sets as Press Pass announced the short prints from 2011 Press Pass FanFare. This product is one of the higher-end products when it comes to racing, though it’s making its debut here. Each pack runs […]

Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Fanfare

Posted on August 24, 2011 – 3:51 pm Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Andrew Tolentino and Tim Trout as they rip into a box of 2011 Press Pass Fanfare cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Nick Matijevich leaving Press Pass after five years

Posted on August 19, 2011 – 9:26 am Author: chrisolds

Long-time Press Pass employee Nick Matijevich is leaving the company effective today, according to an email he sent to hobby industry members and athlete representatives this morning.

Press Pass adds a little more fanfare to upcoming set

Posted on August 15, 2011 – 4:16 pm Author: chrisolds

Press Pass is upping the ante with a little more fanfare in its forthcoming high-end FanFare NASCAR set.

Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Showcase racing cards

Posted on July 25, 2011 – 11:24 am Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Tim Trout and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a pair of 2011 Press Pass Showcase boxes in this latest episode of Box Busters.

July is Customer Appreciation Month at Beckett.com … a contest a day!

Posted on July 20, 2011 – 7:43 am Author: chrisolds

July is Customer Appreciation Month at Beckett Media … a contest a day beginning today!

First look: 2011 Main Event NASCAR cards

Posted on July 5, 2011 – 9:23 am Author: chrisolds

Press Pass has released the basic set information and preview images for its 2011 Main Event set, a product with some new features that will arrive on Sept. 28.

Are YOU a Supercollector? We want YOU in Beckett Sports Card Monthly …

Posted on June 30, 2011 – 12:22 pm Author: chrisolds

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

First Look: 2011 Press Pass FanFare NASCAR cards

Posted on June 9, 2011 – 11:13 am Author: chrisolds

Press Pass has unveiled its latest high-end NASCAR release and it’s really not all-that high-end at all at just $20 a pack.

Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Stealth NASCAR

Posted on June 7, 2011 – 3:25 pm Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Andrew Tolentino and Tim Trout as they rip into a box of 2011 Press Pass Stealth in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Danica Patrick’s car, diecast will honor 9-11 victims

Posted on May 31, 2011 – 12:12 pm Author: chrisolds

Danica Patrick’s No. 7 Chevy will sport nearly 3,000 stars on its black paint scheme for a Sept. 9 NASCAR race, according to images released Tuesday by Lionel NASCAR Collectables.

Press Pass readies National Sports Collectors Convention promo cards

Posted on May 31, 2011 – 8:54 am Author: chrisolds

The National Sports Collectors Convention is little over two months away but that hasn’t stopped Press Pass from unveiling its promo card plans for the annual event.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., other NASCAR drivers add U.S. military inscriptions to upcoming Press Pass set

Posted on May 4, 2011 – 3:23 pm Author: chrisolds

Saying that Junior signed a little something extra with his signatures? Now that’s a keeper — and the keepers will be found in 2011 Press Pass Stealth, which will include a salute to the military when it arrives on June 1.

Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Premium

Posted on May 2, 2011 – 3:23 pm Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Tim “3D” Trout and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2011 Press Pass Premium in his latest edition of Box Busters.

Press Pass’ Crystal Ball sees itself in 2011 Premium Racing

Posted on April 6, 2011 – 1:53 pm Author: Admin

Press Pass revealed today a blast from its own past — Crystal Ball inserts — slated for a return in 2011 Premium Racing.

Box Busters: 2011 Press Pass Eclipse

Posted on February 22, 2011 – 10:17 am Author: chrisolds

Join Beckett Media’s Tim Trout and Andrew Tolentino as they rip into a box of 2011 Press Pass Eclipse in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2009 Press Pass NASCAR cards

Posted on October 17, 2008 – 1:10 pm Author: chrisolds

Press Pass has released images of its 2009 NASCAR set. Here is a look at a few of the insert cards — but not the basic set — for the product which arrives in hobby shops in December.

NASCAR drivers go pink to support breast cancer research

Posted on October 10, 2008 – 2:59 pm Author: chrisolds

Three NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers will drive pink cars Saturday night in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in support of breast cancer research.