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2012 Press Pass Racing Cards

2012 Press Pass Racing Cards

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2012 Press Pass Racing kicks off another season of NASCAR with an upgraded autograph roster that's limited Sprint Cup Series racers and Danica Patrick. Inserted one per hobby box, Press Pass continues to produce some of the most unique memorabilia cards in the hobby with several levels and sets to chase. New hot boxes are inserted one per ten-box half-case, which include an autograph, two memorabilia cards and ten exclusive parallels.

Estimated Release Date: 11/23/11
Product Configuration: 30 packs per box, six cards per pack
Price Point: Low-End Racing Card
Target Audience: NASCAR Fans, Racing Card Collectors, Autograph Collectors, Racing Memorabilia Collectors, Set Builders

Box Break

  • One Memorabilia Card
  • Two Showman Insert Cards
  • Two Showcar Insert Cards
  • Two Preferred Line Insert Cards
  • One Hall of Fame Insert Card
  • One Cup Chase Redemption Card
  • 180 Total Cards

Product Highlights:

  • 100 card base set that's divided into seven subsets: Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, Truck Series, Transporters, Front Runners, Head of the Class and 2011 Highlights.
  • Cup Chase Redemption cards reward collectors with a special 12-card set if the racer featured on the card makes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase in September, 2012. Redemptions for the winning driver are good for an exclsuive memorabilia card.
  • Every ten-box half-case will have a Fast Pass Hot Box that includes an autograph, two memorabilia cards and ten numbered parallels exclusive to hot boxes.
  • Santa Claus returns with a special card.
  • Autographs (1:90) include only racers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as well as Danica Patrick. Every half case promises at least one autograph of either Dale Earnhardt Jr, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson or Danica Patrick.
    • Press Pass Autographs represent the basic signature cards. Signed Press Plates are also inserted.
    • Signature Series Tire Edition (/12) are hobby exclusive cards that have autographs on race-used tires.
    • Hobby-only Signature Series Eclipse cards (/12) include different pieces of race-used pieces.
  • Memorabilia Cards(1:30)
    • Burning Rubber Race-Used WIN Tire contain pieces of tread from 2011 RACE-WIN races.
    • Buring Rubber Prime Cuts (/25, hobby only) have premium tire swatches.
    • Inserted in hobby packs, Triple Gear cards are available in three levels, depending on the number of memorabilia pieces (one, two or three).
    • Hobby exclusive Four Wide cards have three pieces of race-used memorabilia and one over-sized swatch. Each card is offered in four different versions.
    • Ultimate Collection (hobby only) available in two versions.
  • Inserts:
    • Showman (nine cards, 1:15).
    • Showcar (nine card, 1:15).
    • Preferred Line (nine cards, 1:15).
    • Hall of Fame (1:30).

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.   His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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