The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #87

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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


Cliff Elliott

Cliff Elliott – Daytona GT Class Winner

Daytona 2019: Full Event Recap!


Daytona 2019 in now in the rear view mirror…..and it was as as awesome as we all hoped! Listen in for the full event recap to hear who did what, where, and how. Here’s the short summary: Steve Kepler scored more points at this event than anyone has scored at a USCA event…..ever. He won every single class segment except D&E (where he came in second). Way to go, Steve!!

All awards are listed below as well!

-Rob & Jimi

Anderson Composites Participants Choice Award:
Jonathan Stroup – 2018 Corvette GS

Mac’s Tie Downs that Never Let you Down
Henry Crawn – 6L Diesel 68 Ford F100

TCI First Timer Award:
James Elliot – 2009 Corvette

Centerforce Clutch Performance of the Weekend:
Steve Kepler – More points scored than anyone in USCA history!

SPECTRE Spirit of the Event Award
Alex Hilliard – 64 Chevy C10

Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class:
Chris Smith – 1970 Camaro

Steve Kepler – 2013 Nissan GTR

OPTIMA Chargers GTE:
Dr Karen Thomas – 2018 Tesla P100D

OPTIMA Chargers GTC:
Jeff Schwartz – 2015 Scion FRS

Optima Batteries GT Class:
Cliff Elliott – 2016 Mustang GT

Holley EFI GTL Class:
James Elliot – 2009 Corvette

Outlaw Class – Class in Itself
Cody Mason – 2018 Camaro ZL1