FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to many of the questions we are asked most frequently, regarding National Speed Sport News’s editorial, circulation, advertising and Internet operations and policies. If your question is not answered here, we encourage you to use our “Contact Us” page or the following hyperlink: [email protected]. We will respond to your question as soon as possible. If it seems to be of general interest, we will post your question and its answer on this page.

General

* What is National Speed Sport News?
* What is the National SPEED SPORT Magazine publishing schedule?
* When are the contents of nationalspeedsportnews.com published or updated?
* Where are you located?
* Is Chris Economaki still involved?

Editorial

* How do I write a letter to the editor?
* How do I submit photos or news for publication?

Circulation

* How can I get credit or a refund for the unused portion of my subscription to the old National Speed Sport News?
* How much does a subscription cost?
* Can you help me if I miss issues or regularly get late delivery?
* Can I give a gift subscription?
* How can I get copies of back issues?
* Does National Speed Sport News publish special issues to coincide with special or major race weekends?
* How is my paper delivered?
* How can I arrange to sell National Speed Sport News at my store, shop or track?

Advertising

* Who do I contact about advertising in NSSN?
* How should I send my display ad materials?
* Will you create ads for advertisers?
* Does it cost more to place an ad in the special sections?
* Do I have to advertise to get my local track results posted?
* Does NSSN allow for inserts?
* Can I place a display ad in the classifieds section?
* How much is it to run a photo with my classified ad?
* Can my classified ad photo be in color?

Internet

* Is the content in National Speed Sport News and nationalspeedsportnews.com the same?
* When I subscribe or buy a classified ad online, do you protect my privacy?

General

Q: What is National Speed Sport News?

A: The  National Speed Sport News brand represents a legacy of trustworthy motorsports journalism dating back to 1934.  The weekly newspaper was the oldest and most complete publication covering motorsports.

Publication of the original National Speed Sport News ceased in March, 2011. National Speed Sport News is now used under an exclusive license agreement  Turn 3 Media, LLC.  Doing business as National Speed Sport News, the new owners offer the website www.nationalspeedsportnews.com, a new monthly magazine “SPEED SPORT Magazine“, and will be rolling out a variety of motorsports media products and initiatives over the coming years.

Turn 3 Media, LLC is committed to providing the highest standard of trustworthy, comprehensive motorsports news and information while offering a broader and more modern variety of platforms and content options to attract a new generation of race fans.

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Q: What is the SPEED SPORT Magazine publishing schedule?

A: The magazine is published monthly and includes in-depth features, insightful editorial, and stunning photography.  The website is updated constantly and focuses on breaking news, race results and other time-sensitive content.

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Q: Where are you located?

A: Our headquarters is located in Mooresville, North Carolina.  Our circulation and distribution center is located in Shawano, WI.

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Q: Is Chris Economaki still involved in the business?

A: No.  However, our Editor Mike Kerchner worked for Mr. Economaki for over twenty years and each and every staff member, contributor and columnist is held every day to the highest possible standards that were pioneered by Mr. Economaki.  We fly the National Speed Sport News banner in his honor and wish him well.

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Editorial

Q: How do I write a letter to the editor?

A: Letters may be submitted by mail, fax or through this website. All letters must include a full name, daytime telephone number and mailing address. We verify letters before they are printed. Please submit all letters to the editor to: National Speed Sport News, PO Box 4373, Mooresville, NC 28117 or e-mail to [email protected]

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Q: How do I submit photos or news for publication?

A: Photos should be e-mailed to: [email protected]
General News: [email protected]
Race Results: [email protected]

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Circulation

Q: How can I get credit or a refund for the unused portion of my subscription to the old National Speed Sport News?

A: Turn 3 Media, LLC operates National Speed Sport News under an exclusive license agreement with Kay Publishing Co. No assets or liabilities of Kay Publishing were acquired or assumed…therefore we cannot refund or provide credit for subscriptions to the old publication. However, Turn 3 Media has every desire to introduce former subscribers to the new SPEED SPORT Magazine, and therefore, for a limited time is extending new annual subscriptions by 3 months. Go to Subscribe Now for rates and options.

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Q: How much does a subscription cost?

A: Our basic annual subscription price for SPEED SPORT Magazine is $24.95 for 12 issues. Digital-only subscriptions (e-edition or tablet version of full magazine) will be available for $12.99. Click here to Subscribe Now.

You can increase your savings with a two-year subscription, which is $45.95 for 24 issues.

Go to Subscribe Now for first-class and foreign-delivery subscription rates. (All subscriptions are payable in U.S. funds.)

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Q: Can you help me if I miss issues or regularly get late delivery?

A: Yes. Please contact Circulation at or [email protected] to report the problem.

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Q: Can I give a gift subscription?

A: Yes, many people give gift subscriptions for birthdays, Father’s Day, Christmas and other special occasions. On our Subscribe Now page you’ll see how to enter a gift subscription and how the billing address can be different from the subscription delivery address. We’ll also be glad to send the gift recipient a card notifying them of your gift.

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Q: How can I get copies of back issues?

A: Unfortunately, back issues of the old weekly National Speed Sport News are not available.   SPEED SPORT Magazine back issues will become available soon.

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Q: Does SPEED SPORT Magazine publish special issues to coincide with special or major race weekends?

A: Yes, in fact our approach is to select a primary “theme” or major event and provide extra coverage and focus on that particular subject each month. Go to the Publication Schedule for more information and to learn of advertising opportunities.

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Q: How can I arrange to sell National Speed Sport News at my store, shop or track?

A: We would also be glad to talk with you about track sales opportunities. It’s a great way for individuals to make more than enough money to cover travel, accommodations, meals and ticket cost and still have plenty of time to see the races. Also, SPEED SPORT Magazine will gladly work with school or church groups to set up sales opportunities as fund-raisers. You’d be surprised at the amount of money raised by some groups.

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Advertising

Q: Who do I contact about advertising in NSSN?

A: Contact Michael Parra at  (704) 618-6145 or Danny Kirby at (949) 291-8917 to learn more about our extensive advertising opportunities. Classifieds may only be placed through the website.

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Q: How should I send my display ad materials?

A: We require ads be sent as electronic files. We accept .pdf, .eps and Quark files. Ads may be e-mailed to [email protected] or sent on a CD.

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Q: Will you create ads for advertisers?

A: Yes.  We have experienced, talented designers on staff who can help make your ideas into impactful ad creative.

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Q: Does SPEED SPORT Magazine allow for inserts?

A: Yes. Please contact your sales representative for more information.

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Internet

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Q: Is the content in National Speed Sport News and nationalspeedsportnews.com the same?

A: No – the website focuses on providing real-time breaking news, results and information and is updated 24/7.  The magazine focuses more on feature content, in-depth editorial and industry news.  The magazine will be available in online format soon.  Breaking news and information is also available on your mobile device at the www.nationalspeedsportnews.com url.  You can get the entire spectrum of SPEED SPORT content on any platform of your choosing – from mobile phone to tablet to website to magazine.

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Q: When I subscribe or buy a classified ad online, do you protect my privacy?

A: We have strict procedures for protecting your privacy, and we do not keep your credit card information on file. For a full description of our policy, please see our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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