Surprise Winner at ROVAL Celebrates as Playoff Rield Narrows to 8

The NASCAR playoffs have an interesting quirk. Anybody can take the checkered flag, whether they're in the playoffs or not. That explains AJ Allmendinger's emotional reaction after claiming victory at the ROVAL in Charlotte on Sunday, where the Round of 12 closed with the hybrid road/oval race that cut the postseason field to eight. "I hate crying right now, but…

Hamlin Riding High After Victory at Bristol

Denny Hamlin has it all — Daytona 500s, Southern 500s, a Coca-Cola 600, an All-Star Race win, wide acclaim, a spot on NASCAR's 75 Greatest Drivers list and a near-certain reservation in the Hall of Fame. Almost all. He just needs that one championship. And the way he feels after winning at Bristol in the playoffs on Saturday night, that…

Larson Opens Playoffs with Big Victory

After one race in the 2023 NASCAR playoffs, some drivers may be against the wall. Not Kyle Larson, who advanced to the Round of 12 with his win at Darlington on Sunday night — although he didn't mind being literally against the wall during the opening round of the 10-race playoffs. "Been really, really fast here my whole career," he…

AVAILABLE FRIDAY (3/31) | 2022 National Treasures Racing HOBBY | NASCAR Trading Cards

RELEASE DATE:  Friday, March 31st at 10am (CST) at the Panini Direct Store PIS DOCUMENT:  22NationalTreasuresRC_PIS_Hobby_v2 DETAILS:  2022 National Treasures Racing is here and it's packed with amazing patches and autographs from your favorite drivers! National Treasures is our top shelf NASCAR release of the year, and with that - be on the lookout for lots of low-numbered, ultra premium cards,…

AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY (12/21) | 2022 Prizm Racing (HOBBY)

RELEASE DATE:  Wednesday, December 21st at 11am (CST) at the Panini Direct Store PIS DOCUMENT:  22_PrizmRC_PIS_Hobby DETAILS:  Always a fan favorite, 2022 Prizm Racing delivers a wide variety of inserts and parallels, all printed on an optic-chrome substrate! Collect your favorite drivers from past and present, as well as new comers to the sport! In 2022 Prizm Racing you'll find a mixture…

AVAILABLE FRIDAY (8/26)!! 2022 Chronicles NASCAR Racing (Hobby)

RELEASE DATE:  Friday, August 26th at 11am (CST)  via Dutch Auction  at the Panini Direct Store PIS DOCUMENT:  22_ChroniclesRC_PIS_Hobby DETAILS:  Collectors, start...your...engines!! It's been a minute since we've dropped a Racing set, so I'm very excited to announce the release of Chronicles Racing! 2022 Chronicles Racing features all the top drivers across multiple fan-favorite brands to give collectors numerous sets and…

Going Direct ep #34 | Interview w/ 2022 Donruss Racing Director of Product Development Tim Trout

This is an action packed episode! First off, we break three different products in this show: 2022 Donruss Racing, 2021 Encased Football and 2021-22 Contenders Basketball! We also have the pleasure of sitting down with the Director of Product Development for Panini Racing, Soccer, Baseball, Collegiate Products and Blockchain (bruh does A LOT)! We chat about his Hobby career, how…

LIVE TOMORROW!! 2022 Donruss Racing (Hobby)

RELEASE DATE:  Friday, April 15th at 11am (CST) via the Panini Direct Store PIS DOCUMENT:  22_DonrussRC_PIS_Hobby DETAILS:  During my first three months at Panini America I've been exposed to different aspects of the Hobby that I was unaware of while being on the collector/hobbyist side of the game.  One of the most eye-opening Hobby insights I've become privy to was the…