Kia Racing Defends a Street Tuner Points Lead as a Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Heads to New Jersey Motorsports Park

Posted on 09. May, 2012 by in Kia Canada

KIA RACING DEFENDS ITS STREET TUNER POINTS LEAD AS THE CONTINENTAL TIRE SPORTS CAR CHALLENGE HEADS TO NEW JERSEY MOTORSPORTS PARK

Decorated Driver Andy Lally Looking to Record His 100th Career GRAND-AM Podium Finish in a No. 10 Infinity Audio Forte Koup with Teammate Nic Jönsson

  • No. 10 Infinity Audio Forte Koup is now initial in Street Tuner (ST) points after 3 top-five finishes in a quarrel to open a 2012 season

  • Kia Racing looks to secure a fourth-straight stick position
  • IRVINE, Calif., May 9, 2012 – Kia Racing’s GRAND-AM motorsports module is banishment on all cylinders after recording three-straight top-five finishes to start a Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) deteriorate and now leads a Street Tuner (ST) points as a report turns to New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) this weekend. Round 4 during NJMP in Millville, N.J., could infer ancestral for Kia Racing and Andy Lally as he attempts to nick his 100th career GRAND-AM lectern finish from behind a circle of a No. 10 Infinity Audio Forte Koup.

    Kia Racing looks to urge ST points lead as a Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge heads to New Jersey Motorsports Park.

    “We narrowly missed a lectern during a Kia 200 final month, though we am happy we finished fourth and were means to take over a ST points lead streamer into a center of a competition season,” pronounced Lally. “I’m assured that with all a tough work and credentials from a Kia Racing group and Kinetic Motorsports a 100th lectern will occur during some point, though we am some-more meddlesome in a altogether idea of a season, that is to urge a Driver and Team ST championship for Kia Racing and Kinetic.”

    The co-driving brothers Mark and Mathew Pombo demeanour to keep their possess movement going after capturing a first-ever stick position for a No. 12 Infinity Audio Forte Koup during a Kia 200 during Homestead-Miami Speedway in April. The Kia 200 also noted Mathew Pombo’s initial career GRAND-AM pole. The No. 12 appurtenance ran clever during Homestead, spending many of a day nearby a front of a margin before hit with another automobile took it out of row for a win.

    “After a top-ten finish during Barber Motorsports Park and a stick position in Homestead, we are unequivocally commencement to find a stroke with a No. 12 Forte Koup,” pronounced Mathew Pombo. “I’m vehement to see a No. 10 automobile heading a points after 3 races. We trust we have a best group and apparatus in a paddock. Now it’s a pursuit to get a No. 12 automobile adult front.”

    The Kia Racing B-Spec Rio 5-door will also join a Koups in Millville, as a Sportsman Showcase gets behind on lane for turn two. Russell Smith, co-owner of Kinetic Motorsports, will be piloting a No. 90 Rio 5-door when a immature dwindle drops Sunday, May 13.

    The B+ Heroes 200 presented by BCKSTGR during New Jersey Motorsports Park starts Saturday, May 12 during 3:15 p.m. ET. The B-Spec Sportsman Showcase competition starts Sunday, May 13 during 11:15 a.m. ET. Kia Racing fans can check out live competition status, photos and videos during www.facebook.com/kiaracing. Race fans can watch a B+ Heroes 200 on Saturday, May 26 during 2:00 p.m. ET, when televised coverage starts on SPEED. With a launch of GRAND-AM TV, competition fans can watch any Rolex or CTSCC competition 72 hours after a SPEED promote during GRAND-AM.com.

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