Reports: Only manufacturer of NASCAR-themed trading cards may be ceasing operations

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If you’re a collector of NASCAR trading cards, we have what appears to be some bad news.

Press Pass, the only remaining company that still publishes NASCAR-themed trading cards, is apparently ceasing operations, according to a report by Beckett.com and a tweet from ESPN’s Darren Rovell.

The company, based in the Charlotte, N.C. suburb of Huntersville, has not returned phone calls or messages, Beckett.com said.

NASCAR trading cards have reportedly been the company’s primary business in recent years, according to Beckett.com, which also said that the company has advised wholesale and retail outlets that an official announcement on the company’s status will come Monday.

Press Pass has produced NASCAR trading cards for nearly 20 years.

The company’s last NASCAR-themed product was the 2015 Press Pass Cup Chase, released late in 2014, and rebranded recently as 2015 Press Pass.

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