Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Kia to enter Grand Am Koni Series

Kia Motors announced on November 3 that it is teaming up with Kinetic Group to build and campaign race cars for the automaker's first-ever auto racing efforts on U.S. soil. The 2010 Kia Forte Koup will enter the 2010 GRAND-AM KONI Sports Car Challenge Series in the Street Tuner (ST) class. The competition utilizes production-based race cars and has a wide variety of vehicles from the U.S., Europe and Asia, using weight and intake restrictions to maintain a level playing field for all entrants. Completing the team, decorated drivers Andy Lally and Nic J├Ânsson have been secured to drive the two Forte Koup cars in 2010.

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