The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #157

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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


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2022 – VIR Results and Recap!

VIR is now in the books and UMC is up this weekend! At the culmination of these two back-to-back events we’ll have a full run down of the regular season champions of all classes as well as a pretty good scope on all entrants for OUSCI 2022!

Listen in for the full rundown and results from VIR (notes are below as well). We’ll be back next week!

-Rob & Jimi


VIR Results:

Anderson Composites Participants Choice Award:
Dan Long – ‘66 GT40

TCI First Timer Award:
Jason Graves – 2001 Corvette 441 points with a podium finish

Advance Auto Parts Speed Perks Showdown:

Lori Collette (2018 Camaro) – 9 point victory over Chris Rhinehart (72 Nova)

Summit Racing Equipment Spirit of the Event Award:
Lori Collette – 2018 Camaro

Lucky 7 Outlaw Class – Speedtech
WINNER – Justin Peachey – 2007 Corvette (needs help to get to UMC)

Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class – Classic Car Liquidators
WINNER – Jason Bottenfield – ’69 Camaro – already had invite
INVITE – 2nd Place – Ron Scott – ‘63 Corvette

GTS Class:
WINNER/INVITE – Richard Forsythe – 2008 Corvette

GTR Class: – Downforce Motorsports
WINNER/INVITE – Dan Long – ‘66 GT40

No Limit Engineering GTT:
WINNER – Stephen Dorrick 2005 Nissan Frontier – already had invite
2nd Place – Jesse Vaughn – ’78 C10already had invite
INVITE – 3rd Place – Bob Folkestad – ’84 C10 – (Unable to Accept Invite)

GTC – Geaux Moto
WINNER – John Laughlin – 2007 S2000 – already had invite
2nd Place – Doug Wind – Dodge SRT4 – already had invite
INVITE – 3rd Place – Darrin Garvin – ’73 Datsun Z

Optima Chargers GT Class:
WINNER – Jonathan Blevins – 2008 GT500 – already had invite
INVITE – 2nd Place – Phil Wurz – Glorious mustache – 2015 BMW M4 (Bimmer World)

Holley EFI GTL Class:
WINNER – Rob Edmunds – 2001 Corvette Z06 – already had invite
INVITE – 2nd Place – Jason Graves First Timer – 2001 Corvette Z06