The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #15


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Welcome to the Optima Search For the Ultimate Street Car Series Podcast! This show is produced twice–per-month show and will be a great way to keep people informed on everything going on, from rules discussions, to event coverage, and to feature interviews with competitors and people of interest!

The show is hosted by myself (Rob Kibbe) and Race Director Jimi Day. Our goal is to bring you all of the latest and greatest information possible…plus have plenty of fun along with way. Feel free to e-mail us with feedback and questions, and we’ll work as many of them can into the show!

-Rob Kibbe ( & Jimi Day (


Rob Kibbe


Jimi Day







Ron Sutton’s 2015 Workshop!


BIG NEWS! Ron Sutton’s 2015 Workshop and Book Tour has been scheduled….and you can attend! This is your chance to spend a full day with Ron and learn how to design and improve YOUR CAR for the best performance possible. Three different dates for the workshop are available yet in 2015….but book now because Ron may never put these on again! Visit to learn more and register for your spot.

Remaining 2015 Workshops:

1. Thursday, Oct 1 – Near the Goodguys Lone Star Nationals – Fort Worth, Texas
2. Thursday, Nov 5 – Near SEMA & the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, Las Vegas, NV

“I never sell in a workshop. Never. I educate. Even if I love a product, I don’t sell anyone. That’s just not my style. No one sells or “pitches” any products in my workshops. If you attend my workshop, you will walk away with valuable, powerful information you understand to help make your car handle better & more fun to drive. I guarantee it.” – Ron Sutton
Phone/Text: (916) 834-8051


OPTIMA Faceoff at Road America Recap!


Street Car Action!

As the season is winding down the heat is turning up on those gunning to make it into the 2015 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational!

In this episode we had a chance to give a recap of the OPTIMA Faceoff at Road America where 9 total invites were given, plus dig into some cool stats and news that only happen at the Road America event. Be sure to keep apprised of the latest points standings as well and look for an upcoming show featuring the great OPTIMA Jim with the rundown of how it could all play out!

RA News and Notes:

1) Road America OUSCI Invitees:

GT – Matt DeReus 2003 BMW M3
GT – Spirit of the Event – Ryan Volk 2014 Mustang GT500
GTS – Michael Vida, 2006 Subaru “Iceman”
GTS – Spirit of the Event – Tyrone Walker, 2006 Corvette
GTV – Danny King, 69 Camaro
GTV – Spirit of the Event (this went to overall)
GTL – Ken Thwaits 2006 Evo; Mitsubishi Evi, Paul Hussein 2005 Evo
GTL – Spirit of the Event – Mike Dusold, 67 Camaro
Spirit of the Event – Rob MacGregor, 69 Chevy C10

2) Event Stats and Fun News
81 Total Cars Ran
2255 Total Competitive Laps on Sunday (Combined):
-776 Autocross
-1214 Road Course
-265 Speed Stop

Thanks much!
Rob & Jimi