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NADAguides.com 'On Track' for 2009 Speed World Challenge
NADAguides.com, the leading provider of pricing information and market research for new cars, used cars, classics, RVs, motorcycles and boats, announced today it has partnered with Evercleanse and TruSpeed Motorcars to sponsor the #47 Evercleanse/NADAguides.com Porsche in the 2009 SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge. NASCAR veteran and Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winner Rob Morgan will debut the green and white 2008 Porsche GT3 Cup Car at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring on March 18-20 and the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach April 16-19.
"We are extremely excited to be supporting such an accomplished driver and longtime personal friend in this prestigious racing series," said Don Christy, Jr., president and CEO of NADAguides.com. "We can't wait to watch as Rob and the rest of the team take on the GT class in this year's SPEED World Challenge."
"We're thrilled to partner with an organization that shares our passion for cars and racing. This season we look forward to not only being competitive on the track, but to continue building both the team and this partnership," said Rob Morgan, driver of the #47 Evercleanse/NADAguides.com Porsche and owner of TruSpeed Motorcars.
Rob Morgan began his racing career in 1992 at the age of 18, quickly making a name for himself with top finishes in the IMSA GTO and GTS-1 classes. In 1996, Morgan and the Brix Racing team won the GTS-1 class at the legendary Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. He then set his sights on the NASCAR world, competing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series from 1997 to 2000. Morgan went back to sports cars and nearly scored another win in the 2003 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, leading his class and running 7th overall before suffering a mechanical failure with 45 minutes remaining. From 2005 to 2007, Morgan competed in the SCCA Grand-Am Daytona Prototype class, piloting Porsche powered Riley prototypes.
The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, round one of the 2009 SPEED World Challenge GT Championship, will air on the SPEED Channel Tuesday, March 31 at 2:00 pm ET. The broadcast date for round two, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, has not yet been determined. For more information on the series please visit www.world-challenge.com.
About TruSpeed Motorcars
TruSpeed Motorcars, based in Southern California, is the premier provider of air-cooled Porsches in the United States. TruSpeed offers only the highest-quality, highest-performing Porsches to customers who are passionate about what they own and what they drive. Founded in January of 2001, TruSpeed has delivered absolute satisfaction and superior service to more than 2,000 customers. The company's success is attributed to its highly knowledgeable and passionate team of Porsche lovers.
NADA Appraisal Guides (NADAguides.com) is the world's largest publisher of vehicle pricing and specification information for new and used cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs, as well as van conversions, limousines, classic and collectible cars, boats, RVs, motorcycles, vintage motorcycles, snowmobiles, personal watercraft and manufactured housing. The company's consumer website, NADAguides.com (http://www.NADAguides.com), offers a variety of new and used vehicle services in addition to valuation information. Throughout its 76-year history, NADA Appraisal Guides has earned the reputation as the recognized authority for vehicle valuations. Its website, NADAguides.com, is the most comprehensive vehicle information resource on the Internet today.