WILTON, CT (Dec. 6, 2005) -- The American GT Road Racing Association announced today that it has retained the services of veteran public relations representative Lee Elder.

Elder is part of Goodyear Racing's public relations effort. He also works as a public relations consultant for Utts Racing, Custom Printing and other businesses in Southern California. He is the former Media Coordinator for NASCAR's Elite Division, Southwest Series.

"Lee will be a great addition to our organization," said Woodson Duncan, President of the AGTRRA. "We are going to experience a season of growth in 2006 and Lee's job will be to get the word out."

AGT operates the Inter Americas Challenge, a road racing series featuring tube chassis, big horsepower American sports cars such as: Mustangs, Corvettes and Camaros.

The Inter Americas Challenge includes races in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. A race in Costa Rica will be added in 2006.

"I'm very enthusiastic about Woodson's blueprint for this series," said Elder. "I'm happy to be onboard and I'm looking forward to the start of the season."