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Team Profile: Hong Kong-based KCMG

Team Profile: Hong Kong-based KCMG image

Text: / Photos: KCMG | posted May 07, 2014 18:37

All set for the 2014 WEC

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is an international motorsport services group that had its humble beginnings in 2007.

The Hong Kong-based KCMG has operations reaching across the Asia-Pacific region and Europe. They also have satellite offices in China, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

KCMG works with partner companies and racing organizations around the world to provide “Motorsport Services, Equipment, Team Management and Quality Distributorship in the Automotive Industry,” the team says on its website.

The group has already worked with Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motorsport International Ltd., Onroak Automotive, Michelin, Motul and Sparco S.p.A. to name a few.

In 2013, KCMG made motorsport history by becoming the first ever Chinese team to compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France.

The KCMG at the 6 Hours of Silverstone in April

KCMG participated in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in April with a Morgan Nissan Le Mans Prototype. They finished in sixth place after steadily climbing the LMP2 leader board.

In June, the team competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. KCMG qualified sixth in class and steadily climbed the leader board until they took the lead in the LMP2 class for several laps.

However, the team was forced to stop due to a technical issue after 19 hours and 241 laps.

In August, the team achieved its best finish in the fourth round of the Super Formula at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan.

For 2014, KCMG announced its commitment to the full season of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

In addition, KCMG continues its winning progress in Formula Masters Series and a back-to-back Asian Le Mans Series victories at the Inje Speedium in South Korea and Fuji Speedway in Japan.

Other championships that KCMG has been involved in include: Super Formula (formerly Formula Nipon), Formula 3, IndyCar, Super GT, China Touring Car Championship, Hong Kong Touring Car Championship, Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia, Clio Cup China, Sichuan Touring Car Elite, Pan Delta Super Racing Festival and more.