The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #63

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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 2018 as well.

Stay tuned to future shows for details and Visit to get more information on Ron’s incredible service lineup!
Phone/Text: (844) RACETEC



Welcome Forgeline!

forgeline-keating-large_image-630We are incredibly proud to announce that Forgeline Motorsports has also returned to the OSUSC Podcast show for 2018! 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


Bill Tichenor of Holley

Bill Tichenor of Holley

Feature Interview: Bill Tichenor, Holley

For our second show of the season we asked Bill Tichenor from Holley to come on the show. He started his career at Holley after driving by their building every day as a college student……hoping to one day run a “super cool double-pumper carb” on his AMX. Little did he know that would lead to a marketing career with one of the coolest brands in the industry. Fast forward to today and Bill has been the marketing man at Holley forever it seems. He’s seen the company change, add brands, and grow. As Bill shared, developing new products gets people excited but it only matters if people are out playing with their own cars and having fun first.

You’ll find that Holley products are in grassroots motorsports and street cars of course, but also in the big leagues of NASCAR and the NHRA. The Holley fuel injection ECU is the go-to unit of choice for the Ring Brothers in their custom car builds too. Holley is also the GTL Class sponsor in OSUSC, and Racepak (which is a Holley Brand) is series Telemetry sponsor.

We hope you’ll enjoy this one. Bill is as funny as he is smart and he loves this stuff as much as we do!

-Rob & Jimi