The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #79

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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 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



2018 OPTIMA Trophies – ready to rock!

Road America Recap, OUSCI Info, and Everything you Need for SEMA Week!

It’s here! SEMA Week is now upon us, the full points season is in the rear view, all OUSCI points-invitees have earned their spot, and only the Golden Ticket winners who will be invited directly off of the SEMA show floor remain. In just a few days we’ll have a brand new 2018 OUSCI Champion!

Listen is as we recap Road America in full detail with OPTIMA Jim and give our predictions for OUSCI 2018. For those of you heading to (or are already in) Las Vegas, there is quite a bit of information in here you’ll find helpful as you navigate SEMA Week.

This is it! Go, baby!

-Rob, Jimi, and OPTIMA Jim


Road America Results

Anderson Composites Participants Choice Award:
Eric Fleming – 1971 Corvette

Mac’s Tie Downs that Never Let you Down:
Alex Peitz – 2017 Corvette

TCI First Timer Award:
Chris Harmon – 2015 Camaro

Centerforce Clutch Performance of the Weekend:
Eric Sheely – 2018 ZL1 1LE

SPECTRE Spirit of the Event Award
OUSCI Invite: Nick Kistler – ‘69 CHEVELLE
OUSCI Invite: Nick Schultz – 2009 Nissan 370Z

QA1 GTV Class: 36 entrants
OUSCI Invite: Kyle Tucker – ‘87 Camaro

RECARO GTS Class: 23 entrants
OUSCI Invite: Jordan Priestly – 2017 Corvette

Holley EFI GTL Class: 14 entrants
OUSCI Invite: Rob Edmonds – 2001 Corvette Z06

GTE: 1 entrants
No OUSCI invite

GTC: 6 entrants
OUSCI Invite: Angela Barnhouse – 2005 S2000

Franklin Road Apparel GT Class: 28 Entries
OUSCI Invite: Anthony Scalici – 2018 Camaro