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PorschePurist.com to Sponsor Driver Christian Maloof in 2009 NASA German Touring Car Series Races


Website for all things Porsche expands its commitment to motorsport by increasing coverage and supporting young talent

Boston, MA, December 20, 2008 --(PR.com)-- PorschePurist.com, the web’s go-to-site for Porsche cars, products and lifestyle announced today it will support driver Christian Maloof of Dexter, MI, as he competes in the 2009 National Auto Sport Association (NASA) German Touring Car Series. The announcement comes as the site, which has grown to over 50,000 monthly page views, prepares to expand its coverage of motorsports.

As part of its sponsorship, the Porsche-centric website will provide coverage of Maloof’s races throughout the 2009 season. “I am honored to have PorschePurist.com supporting me in the 2009 season,” said Mr. Maloof. “As a fellow 993 driver and Porsche lover, partnering with John and the site is truly a pleasure.” Maloof has written car reviews for the site and will continue to serve as guest writer, updating readers on the racing season and contributing articles on all things motorsport.

PorschePurist.com owner and chief editor John Dustin said, “motorsport is an essential part of the Porsche brand, so we find it natural to expand our coverage of racing on PorschePurist.com.” Added Mr.Dustin, “likewise, sponsorship is an essential part of a driver’s racing career, and we are proud to do our part for Mr. Maloof as he competes in 2009.” On average, a driver participating in the National Auto Sport Pro Race Series needs about $50,000 per season to cover vehicle maintenance and entry fees.

Two thousand nine marks Maloof’s second racing season racing his #75 1995 Porsche 993 RS CS with NASA. He participated in his first rookie NASA race in July 2007, finishing 9th (out of 16 in class, field of 50 cars) and 5th (out of 16 in class, field of 50 cars). In the NASA Regional Race in August the same year, he finished 4th (out of 15 in class, field of 48 cars) and 5th (out of 15 in class, field of 50 cars). In the second race of the weekend, he was in 3rd position in the last lap when he was hit by a back marker and fell to 6th place. In the September 2007 NASA National Championships, he finished 7th in class and 11th overall in spite of starting in 48th place due to mechanical problems.

PorschePurist.com is the web’s foremost destination for information on Porsche cars, products and lifestyle. With articles covering everything from purchase to various aspects of maintenance and enjoyment, the site welcomes over 12,000 monthly visitors. For information on PorschePurist.com, please contact media@porschepurist.com or visit PorschePurist.com.

Christian M. Maloof is Track Chairman and Chief Instructor for Porsche Club of America’s Rally Sport Region. He holds instructor certificates and race licenses from the MidOhio School and Skip Barber. He races a Porsche 993 3.8 RS in the German Touring Car Series (GTS) division of NASA. He may be reached at christian@christianmaloof.com. For sponsorship information, please contact sponsorship@christianmaloof.com or visit christianmaloof.com.

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