The team finished first at the 2013 Daytona CTSCC event and grabbed a combined seven top ten finishes en route to 11[sup.
First practice for the CTSCC takes place at 12:35 p.
The last two outings for Kia Racing's Forte Koups have been daunting, and the high-caliber CTSCC
competitors aren't expected to make it easy for the team when the series hits Indy's famous yard of bricks.
Following our fifth-consecutive top-10 finish at Lime Rock Park last weekend, the Kia Racing team is focused on finishing out the 2011 CTSCC
season with more podium finishes and enough points to take us to the top of the engine manufacturer standings.
Following his most recent CTSCC podium with Kia and his Rolex series victory in the 24 Hours of Daytona, Lally has climbed the podium 98 times in his decorated GRAND-AM road racing career.
10 Forte Koup dominated the CTSCC round at Barber much to the delight of a large contingent of team members from Kia's nearby manufacturing plant - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG).
In addition to pursuing back-to-back championships, Kia and Kinetic will aggressively compete for the manufacturers' title and two new faces will assist in that endeavor - brothers Mark and Mathew Pombo - who join the team after campaigning a MazdaSpeed3 for i-Moto Racing in the 2011 CTSCC.
The 2012 CTSCC season kicks off at Daytona International Speedway on Friday, Jan.
Kia Racing has proven its mettle on the race track as a competitor, but the brand is no stranger to pace car duty either - the Kia Soul has been the official Safety Car of the USTCC since March 2010, and a 2011 Optima SX served as the official pace car for both the Rolex Sports Car Series "Grand Prix of Miami" and CTSCC
races earlier this year at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
With three races remaining in the CTSCC season, Kia Racing and partner Kinetic Motorsports have their sights set on improving in the ST Engine Manufacturer standings, while the No.
with an eye on improving in all three CTSCC standings - Street Tuner (ST) Driver, Team, and Manufacturer.