The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #26


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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


Welcome Ron Sutton!

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A HUGE THANKS to Ron Sutton Race Technology for coming on board as our very first sponsor! We’re proud to announce that Ron is back for 2016 with an entirely new workshop tour planned as well.

Stay tuned to future shows for details and Visit to get more information on Ron’s incredible service lineup!
Phone/Text: (916) 834-8051


Welcome Forgeline!

forgeline-keating-large_image-630We are incredibly proud to announce that Forgeline Motorsports has joined us on the OSUSC Podcast show for 2016! Forgeline has been a staple among OSUSC competitors, and their incredible wheels are as well engineered (and race tested) as they are beautiful.

Stay tuned to future shows to hear more from Forgline, and be sure to visit their website and give them a call for all of your competition wheel needs!
Phone: (800) 886-0093



Jane Thurmond

Under the Hood:

Feature Interview with Jane Thurmond!


In this episode we had a chance to do one of our favorite things: a feature interview with an OSUSC Competitor. Even better, our first guest for the 2016 season was the uber-popular Jane Thurmond, driver of the red Corvette named ‘Scarlett!’

Jane is one of the type of people who you simply like to be around, because she lifts up the happiness of everyone around her. Her entry into competitive driving is fairly recent – and as you’ll learn in the interview is something she’s embraced fully. In just a bit of time she’s become incredibly competitive in her Corvette – and it all started because of an invitation that Mike Morrow from K&N/Spectre extended to her husband Greg to bring a Corvette to an event. Jane went in his place….and has been wheeling ever since!

We asked Jane a number of different questions in this interview and covered a lot of ground (maybe even more than we expected). Be prepared to be in a REALLY good mood after listening to this interview!

Thanks, Jane!

-Rob & Jimi