The 2017 Panini Absolute Checklist has been released.
The 2017 Panini Absolute Checklist has been released.
The world of instant cards come to NASCAR. Topps started the trend with the start of the 2016 Baseball season with Topps Now. These are cards that are made of yesterday’s events and printed to order for only 24 hours. This produces cards of the latest events and the number printed depends on the number ordered.
Panini also got in to the game with Panini Instant. Same concept as Topps Now but for Basketball and Soccer.
Panini will create Panini Instant NASCAR Chase cards for each week’s Chase winner. Since NASCAR requires a lot of approvals the weekly Chase card will sold on every Friday during the Chase at 2 PM CST and will be available for only 24 hours. Print runs will not be known until the cards are printed.
Coming soon to retail outlets July 27th, 2016 will be Panini Prizm NASCAR cards July 27, 2016. It’s been awhile since we had any new products. As soon as I find a checklist I will post it here!
From Panini America’s Web Site:
Collectors, start your engines. (And if they’re already started, rev them up just a little bit.) Panini America’s long-awaited first NASCAR trading card product is speeding your way. And once 2016 Prizm Racing arrives in hobby shops across North America in late July, there will be no slowing down.
Wielding one of the most popular technologies in its expansive arsenal, Panini America will begin its NASCAR career by introducing collectors to the many merits — and parallels — of the Prizm brand. Each hobby box of 2016 Prizm Racing (four cards per pack, 20 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver, on average, one autograph, two memorabilia cards, 10 Prizms, one Green Prizm numbered to 149, two additional Prizms numbered to 99 or less, two Winner’s Circle, one Winner’s Circle Prizm, twoCompetitors, one Competitors Prizm and three additional inserts.
Other highlights of Panini America’s history-making first NASCAR release are many and include . . .
We’ll have plenty more on the history-making first NASCAR release from Panini America in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But for now, enjoy this first extended sneak peek:
By now everyone has heard that Press Pass has closed it’s doors.
This is the last set Press Pass released before they closed their doors for good. It seems that all Hobby boxes are gone but you can still find Blaster boxes at Target and Walmart.
Here is a 2015 Target Blaster Box break.
Here is a 2010 Element Blaster Box Break. It’s a good looking product with rookie cards for Danica Patrick and Trevor Bayne.
The 1988 Maxx set contains cards from 3 printings. The Charlotte name refers to what was believed to be the location of the second and third printings, although all three printings took place at the same location (Sheriar Press). The Charlotte set is often called the “First Annual Edition” by collectors. It contains numerous variations from the Myrtle Beach set (First Edition).
The cover cards were printed with two different starburst descriptions (pack versus factory set) in both the Charlotte and Myrtle Beach versions. During the second printing, 10 cards including the two variations of the cover card were changed. The Myrtle Beach notation was removed from the four checklist cards. The special offer price ($19.95) was changed prior to the second printing to $21.45 on the cover cards. The Talladega Streaks #10 card was eliminated to make room for Darrell Waltrip. Checklist #19 was changed to reflect this move. On card #26 Phil Parsons, his wife’s name was included in the family section on the back of the card. It was excluded in the first Myrtle Beach printing. During the third printing of the set, six cards were changed. The #59 1988 Begins card was eliminated to make room for the #59 Brett Bodine card. Checklist #69 was changed to reflect this move. The #43 Daytona International Speedway card was changed to card #47. The #47 Single File card was eliminated. Richard Petty was included in the set on card #43. Checklist #36 was updated to reflect the changes on cards #43 and #47. On the #88 Ken Bouchard card, the family section was changed to reflect the fact that he and his fiancée, Heidi, were married during the season. There is also a card #99 of Dale Earnhardt that was originally wasn’t released due to Maxx not getting approval from Dale. The card was later issued with a sticker on it via an insert redemption in the 1994 Maxx Medallion .
The National – Day 1:
Get a free tee shirt from Press Pass by going to booth #618 and telling them “On card isn’t hard“. Wear your shirt the rest of the week at the national and you could be win some free random prizes.
Here at nascard Radio I like to show some of the older NASCAR trading cards that were produced. If you have nothing to collect because you are waiting for the next Pres Pass release or you have completed your collecting goals. This set is a sub set of an insert set.
In the 1997 Action packed 5th anniversary product was an insert set of 12 cards that featured current and retired drivers. They were randomly inserted 1:128 for hobby packs and 1:153 in Retail packs.
Also produced was also a 5 card partial parallel set of the first five cards autographed (on card). These were randomly inserted 1:165 for hobby packs and 1:198 in Retail packs.
*Pack ratios from 18th Edition 2011 Beckett Racing Collectibles Price Guide