Kia Racing to Defend 2011 Grand-Am Championship

Kia Racing to Defend 2011 Grand-Am Championship
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Kia Motors America’s motorsports program hit a new high last year grabbing the Team and Driver titles in the 2011 Street Tuner (ST) class in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Now they’re looking forward to 2012 with new driver pairings for both the number-10 and number-12 Infinity Audio Forte Koups. The first race of… Continue Reading...

Kia Racing Wins CTSCC Street Tuner Cup

Kia Racing Wins CTSCC Street Tuner Cup
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Jönsson and co-driver Michael Galati were able to use the Kinetic Motorsports Forte Koup’s braking, handling and fuel efficiency to their advantage during the 2.5 hour race, battling a field of some 30 competitors to finish first overall in the class standings. Continue Reading...

Kia Claims its First Ever Motorsports Victory

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Kia Claims its First Ever Motorsports Victory
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After a best finish of second during the team’s inaugural run last year, this past weekend Kia topped the podium for the first time ever in the automaker’s history. Competing in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race, driver’s Michael Galati and Nic Jönsson piloted their No. 10 Forte Koup to first place in… Continue Reading...

Kia’s Motorsports Program Off to a Rough Start

Kia’s Motorsports Program Off to a Rough Start
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Kia has been promoting its first entry into motorsports in the U.S. in a big way since the Korean automaker first introduced its Forte Koupe race car at the SEMA Show last year. Prior to the green flag at Daytona Speedway, kicking off the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season (formerly Koni Challenge), Kia… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: Kia displays GRAND-AM Challenge Series Forte Koup

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Detroit 2010: Kia displays GRAND-AM Challenge Series Forte Koup
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Kia displayed one of its two race-prepped Forte Koups entered in the 2010 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Challenge Series at the Detroit Auto Show. The #10 Infinity Kia Forte Koup will compete in the Street Tuner (ST) class with drivers Nic Jonsson and Andy Lally. Kia will enter a second  car, the #12 Forte Koup, with… Continue Reading...

Ferrari Dominates GT2 Class at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Ferrari Dominates GT2 Class at 24 Hours of Le Mans
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In  class normally dominated by Porsches, Ferrari showed its motorsports might at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend. Not only did Ferrari claim the top spot on the podium, it claimed all the others. As a matter of fact, Ferraris clinched nine of the top ten GT2 Class spots with position number… Continue Reading...