• 13-MAY-2015

  • IRVINE, Calif

  • SOURCE: Kia Motors America

Kia Racing and Hometown Star Mark Wilkins Return to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for Pirelli World Challenge Doubleheader

Mark Wilkins
Thanks to a pair of podium finishes in rounds five and six at Barber Motorsports Park, defending GTS-Class Manufacturer Champion Kia carries momentum north to Canada for rounds seven and eight of the Pirelli World Challenge

• Toronto native Mark Wilkins drove the Kia Racing No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo to its first Pirelli World Challenge victory in 2012 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park and won on the Streets of Toronto in 2014
• Ben Clucas, pilot of the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo, prepares for his first race on Canadian soil

Coming off back-to-back podium finishes in rounds five and six at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, the Kia Racing team heads north to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, for rounds seven and eight of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). Canadian citizen and hometown hero, Mark Wilkins, pilot of the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo, is returning to the scene of his first PWC race victory, which was half of a remarkable doubleheader sweep for Kia during 2012, the brand's rookie season in the series.