The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #67

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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

Ron’s 2018 Workshop Tour (Conveniently Located and Timed Near 5 Big Events):

April 22nd, Saturday, at Ridetech HQ in Jasper, IN / Before Cars & Cones Autocross Tour
July 5th, Thursday, in Columbus, OH / Before the Good Guys Event
Sept 27th, Thursday, in Ft Worth, TX / Before the Good Guys Event
Oct 18th, Thursday, in Charlotte, NC / Before the Good Guys Event
Oct 31st, Wednesday, in Las Vegas / During SEMA & Before the Optima Invitational


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




NOLA Results!

Just like that, the second OUSCI event of the season is now in the books. The NOLA event experience near Biblical amounts of rain, and due to that the schedule the the event itself had to be “massaged” a number of ways to make everything work. But….as it always does, it all worked out and the participants were rock stars once again!

Full results are below. See you in the next show! -Rob & Jimi

Spirit of the Event – OUSCI Invite Winner:
Tina Thompson

First Timer:
Mike Levitas

Participants Choice:
2014 911 GT2RSx – Mike Levitas

Mac’s Tie Downs – That Never Let You Down:
John Woods

Clutch Performance of The Weekend:
Adam Tores

GTV: 19 entrants
OUSCI Invite Winner – CB Ramey: 1984 Hevy Vette

GTS: 17 entrants
OUSCI Invite Winner – Steve Kepler: 2009 Nissan GTR

GTL: 10 entrants
OUSCI Invite Winner – Feras Qartoumy: 2008 Z06

GTE: 1 entrants
OUSCI Invite Winner – Karen Thomas: 2018 Tesla X P100D

GT: 33 entrants
OUSCI Invite Winner – Chad Langley: 2018 Chevrolet ZL1

GTC: 4 entrants
OUSCI Invite Winner – Andy Hollis: 2000 Miata Mazda