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Kia Forte Koup going racing in 2010 Grand-Am Koni Challenge series

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Nov 3rd, 2009 at 2:10PM

For the first time in its history in the U.S. market, Kia is going racing in 2010. Kia announced today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas that it has partnered with the Kinetic Group to build and compete with a pair of new Forte Koups in the 2010 Grand-Am Koni Challenge series. The Koups will be driven by Andy Lally and Nic Jönsson in the Street Tuner class of the Koni Challenge. Kia says it chose the Kinetic Group for its experience working in NASCAR, ALMS, IndyCar and, of course, the Koni Challenge. The front-wheel-drive Kias are based on the production Forte Koup and will be running... Read More

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