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National Speed Sport News Ceasing Print Edition After 76 Years
Published March 24, 2011
END OF AN ERA: ESPN.com's Ed Hinton wrote, "In its prime it wasn't fancy, just authoritative. ... If the Sporting News was 'Baseball's Bible,' then Speed Sport was auto racing's Bible, Koran, Torah, Wall Street Journal and New York Times" (ESPN.com, 3/23). RACINTODAY.com's Rick Minter: "It's a tough day for anyone who loves motorsports" (RACINTODAY.com, 3/23). AUTOWEEK.com's Dutch Mandel: "I got sucker punched today. It happened when I opened an unassuming e-mail whose subject line was 'End of An Era'" (AUTOWEEK.com, 3/23).