The collaboration between KIA Racing Team and Hexathron Racing Systems will continue also this year in the China Touring Car Championship: the team based in Zhuhai has indeed confirmed the italian engineering company as main technical partner after the second championship won in a row, that pushed the official KIA Motors team to enforce the partnership with Hexathron Racing Systems, that will support it with two race engineers and one data engineer in every 2017 CTCC round, supporting also the development of new KIA K3 2.0 race car during the season.
Marco Calovolo (Hexathron Racing Systems CEO): “This year will be the third in CTCC with KIA Racing Team, and in the last two seasons we achieved fantastic results together with some wins and two manufacturers champions trophies, and I am grateful to Du Jun and John Ling for the mutual trust. The incoming season will be a new challenge for us with new faster car, new regulations and so on, so our support will be enforced with a third engineer to support the team, that worked very well so far. It’s clear that the target are to win both championships, drivers and manufacturers, and we are already working with our staff in China to arrive at the first race as team to be beaten.”
John Ling (Team Director of KIA Racing Team) :”Marco Calovolo with his collaborators are a very professional team. The cooperation with them in the past two years brings to KIA racing team an excellent result. I’m sure that we will beat the new challenge together in the new year, and win the championship will still be our target.“