P1 Groupe Signs Rising GRAND-AM Star Bret Spaude

Spaude is Considered One of GRAND-AM’s New Generation of Stars

Altamonte Springs, FL, December 12, 2010 --(PR.com)-- P1 Groupe, the premier motorsports management company announces that it has been retained by GRAND-AM driver, Bret Spaude for all of his management needs including marketing, branding, and overall management. Spaude is a factory Subaru driver in the Continental Tire Challenge in the GS class. In 2011, he will again be driving the Subaru factory supported GS class car as he battles for the championship. Spaude is confident that in teaming with P1 Groupe he will be able to obtain the attention of potential sponsors and earn a greater fan following in 2011.

"Joining P1 Groupe was a simple choice,” said Bret Spaude. “Seeing the work that they have done with fellow racers and friends and how quickly they helped them in their racing careers, made our decision easy. With the way they will provide me with great opportunities, I can't wait to see where I will end up next. Moving forward in my career is something that is important to me and P1 will be able to help with that.”

Bret Spaude is considered on the next generation of stars in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Series and owns three career best fifth place finishes in the Series. He owns six WKA National Championships and was the 2002 WKA Triple Crown winner. He began his racing career in 1997 with go-karts. In 2008, he made his debut in the Continental Tire Series with Bill Fenton Motorsports earning 16th in driver points. Also in 2008, he won SCCA National Run-Offs in Touring 3 class. He also earned SCCA Northeast Divisional championship in Touring 3 class with four wins and two second-place finishes. Set three new track records at Road Atlanta, VIR, and Summit Point. Spaude resides in Bushnell, Florida and is quickly becoming a fan favorite in the GRAND-AM Series.

“P1 Groupe is known for our top tier driver clients, and Bret Spaude only helps in bolstering an already impressive lineup from top to bottom,” said Eric Burch, President of P1 Groupe. “Bret has a bright future ahead of him, and we're going to hit the ground running in ensuring his opportunities are maximized going forward. He has a great family structure in place, a great attitude and approach to the sport, and natural talent behind the wheel. We couldn't be happier to have Bret join the P1 Groupe family of drivers!"

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