|KIA RACING HEADS NORTH OF THE BORDER TO THE STREETS OF TORONTO FOR ROUNDS NINE AND TEN OF THE PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE|
|Toronto Native Mark Wilkins and Teammate Nic Jönsson Aim to Extend Kia's Lead in Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Manufacturer Championship Following Double Victory at Road America
◾Jönsson, driver of No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo, is front-runner in GTS Driver Championship standings
◾Canadian Wilkins, driver of No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo, is second in title chase, just one point behind Kia Racing teammate Jönsson
Irvine, Calif., July 16, 2014 – Coming off back-to-back triumphs...[Read more...]|
|2014 MAZDA3 AND MAZDA5 NAMED 'BEST CARS FOR THE MONEY' BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT|
| ||◾Mazda Vehicles Ranked First in Compact, Minivan Categories
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 - The 2014 Mazda3 and 2014 Mazda5 were today named to U.S. News & World Report's annual list of 'Best Cars for the Money.' The redesigned Mazda3 topped the Compact Car category while the award-winning Mazda5 outshined its competitors in the Minivan segment - for the third year in a row.
'We are honored to receive this latest distinction from U.S. News & World Report,' said Jim O'Sullivan, presi...[Read more...]|
|Qualified to Race at The Brickyard -- GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series|
|A classic Chamber of Commerce day – brilliant sunshine, temperatures in the mid '70s, and a refreshing northeasterly breeze – made a spectacular backdrop for today's GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series practice and qualifying sessions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). This setup day prior to race eight in this 12-race season is critical for drivers and teams that are in the hunt for the 2013 series titles in Daytona Prototype, Grand Touring and GX classes.
In the DP class four drivers are t...[Read more...]|
|EXTENSIVE CHANGES FOR THE 2013 SEASON|
| ||The new Porsche 911 GT3 R based on the 997 model generation heads into the 2013 motorsport season with extensive modifications. With its widened fender flares front and rear, the successful customer sport racer, fielded in the GT3 classes, looks considerably brawnier than its predecessor. The new aerodynamics generates substantially more down force, allowing for higher cornering speeds and later braking points. The wider track and the adapted wheels provide additional improvement in traction.
|KIA RACING ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINE-UP FOR 2013 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON|
|Nic Jönsson and Mark Wilkins To Pilot Grand Touring Sport (GTS) Class Turbocharged Optimas In Kia's Sophomore World Challenge Campaign
•Former Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge champion and multi-time race winner with Kia's Grand-Am Forte Koup program Nic Jönsson moves over to the No. 36 turbocharged Optima
•Mark Wilkins returns to the No. 38 turbocharged Optima having contributed a pole, a win and two podium finishes to Kia Racing's strong rookie effort in the Pirelli World Challenge la...[Read more...]|