South Korean automakers have never had a noticeable presence in the North American motorsport scene. However things are now changing fast as Kia
announced its most advanced motorsport initiative, their second announcement in two weeks. Following the SEMA launch of the Kia Rio
B-Spec, the company and its American partner, Kinetic Motorsports, have announced at the LA Auto Show that the Optima SX will take part in the2012 Pirelli World Challenge Championships.