The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #152

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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 2022! 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!

45% of the 2021 OUSCI field ran Forgelines – including the top 3 finishers!
Phone: (800) 886-0093


Kevin Phillips and his GTT winning S-10

2022 – Portland Recap and Results!

Our return to Portland has come and gone….and man, what an event! The people, the competition, and the weather were utterly fantastic. We’re already excited to go back next year. It was truly epic.

Listen in for a full rundown of the event that was, complete with all award and segment winners!

-Rob & Jimi

Anderson Composites Participants Choice Award:
Thomas Marquez – 2005 Subaru Impreza

TCI First Timer Award:
Charles Huffhines – 72 Nova

Advance Auto Parts Speed Perks Showdown:
Thomas Marques – 455 – 2015 Subaru – Winner
Matt Davis – 382 – 2021 Miata

Summit Racing Equipment Spirit of the Event Award:
Tony Phillips – 55 Chevy Bel Air

Speedtech Lucky 7 Outlaw Class
1st Duke Langley – 2002 Corvette (2 events required to be qualified in the Top 7)

Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class – Classic Car Liquidators
1st Ryan Breezee – 69 Camaro
2nd Jason Bottenfield – 69 Camaro
3rd Chad Ryker – 68 Camaro – INVITE

GTS Class:
1st Brian Hobaugh – 2003 Corvette Z06

No Limit Engineering GTT:
1st Kevin Phillips – 91 Chevy S10 – INVITE (Tony Phillips is his dad, Kyle running in Vintage)

GTC – Geaux Moto
1st Matt Davis – 2021 Miata – INVITE

Optima Chargers GT Class:
1st Matt Ramirez – 2004 Mustang GT – INVITE

Holley EFI GTL Class:
1st CB Ramey – 87 Corvette
2nd Bryce Hungerford – 2009 Corvette Z06 – INVITE