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NASCAR Scene Stops Publishing
Will Lester, Photographer
Ontario | CA | USA | Posted: 9:13 PM on 01.05.10
->> NASCAR Scene has stopped publishing as of today after over 30 years. The weekly magazine had been the premier magazine for NASCAR news. Approximately 20 staffers were let go (writers, web people, photographers, editors, ad reps, production people). The 7 or so left were moved to NASCAR Illustrated which will morph into something new. Rumor has it that the publication had been on life support for sometime. NASCAR Scene was a part of the Sporting News.
Hoping photographer David Griffin and writer Jeff Gluck land on their feet running.
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Jack Megaw, Student/Intern, Photographer
Pittsburgh | PA | America | Posted: 9:47 PM on 01.05.10
->> Sad day. I've always been a huge fan and reader of the magazine.

Best of luck to all the staffers let go.
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Alex Menendez, Photographer
Orlando | FL | USA | Posted: 10:06 AM on 01.06.10
->> Wow,
thats HUGE....
They had the biggest crews at all the NASCAR races here in Florida!
I hope they can find more work quickly.
Bummer

alex
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John Tucker, Photographer, Photo Editor
Cordova | TN | USA | Posted: 3:42 PM on 01.06.10
->> That's a shame, heard they were losing over $2 million/yr for the past several years. It says a lot for the state of things in the NASCAR world. Good luck to all the people from SCENE.....it was always a pleasure working beside each of you!
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Ed Coombs, Photographer
Available upon | NY | | Posted: 10:00 PM on 01.06.10
->> Sad news indeed. It was a pleasure working with those folks. David was always a big help when I was first starting out. Best of luck to all of them, I know they visit these parts every once in a while. If I can help contact me.
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Joe Livingston, Photographer, Photo Editor
Dallas | GA | USA | Posted: 10:41 PM on 01.06.10
->> Dang, this is horrible news.

It was always a pleasure working along side of these guys over the years.

Hope they can rebound and find work quick..
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