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AGT: AGT Challenge launches Hammer Down program

Wilton, CT- The American GT Challenge has announced the first of many AGT series sponsors for 2004. Garden Iron, LLC will join the AGT as a sponsor of the top three race qualifiers at each event on the 2004 schedule. Each of the top three race ...

Wilton, CT- The American GT Challenge has announced the first of many AGT series sponsors for 2004. Garden Iron, LLC will join the AGT as a sponsor of the top three race qualifiers at each event on the 2004 schedule. Each of the top three race qualifiers will be honored with the Garden Iron Hammer Down Award.

The awards from Garden Iron will include both a prize money fund along with a custom unique trophy for each of the recipients. The partnering of Garden Iron as a series sponsor is a first for the company.

"We are very excited about the partnership between Garden Iron and the new American GT Challenge. Garden Iron has supported various efforts in sportscar racing over the past several years and looks forward to being associated with such a promising new series," said Trevor Hilliar of Garden Iron.

Garden Iron will use the opportunity to bring awareness to the company's full line of products. "The American GT Challenge offers a unique and powerful venue for reaching new audiences, while giving Garden Iron to opportunity to develop a significant motorsports marketing presence from the ground floor," commented Trevor Hilliar, Director of Marketing Garden Iron, LLC

Said Todd Benne of the American GT Challenge, "We are very pleased to announce the partnering of the AGT and Garden Iron. Dave and Trevor approached the AGT and offered to become involved as a sponsor. I think the Hammer Down Award is a great way to bring awareness to both the company and race series."

Garden Iron^Ù has been providing top quality steel landscape edging and custom ornamental ironwork for over 20 years. Garden Iron offers bolt together and welded steel edging for commercial and residential applications as well as the proprietary Garden Iron Tree Ring. Garden Iron also provides custom motorsports support equipment such as chassis setup pads and pit tool boxes and carts. For more information on Garden Iron, visit www.gardeniron.com

The American GT Challenge will open its inaugural season at South Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina April 10 through 11th. The American GT Challenge uses purpose built tube frame chassis cars, power by a V-8 & V-6 engine, with composite bodies, replicating series produced American touring or grand touring cars. For more information visit www.americangt.com.

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