The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #175

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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 2023! 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!

Over 50% of the 2022 OUSCI field ran Forgelines!
Phone: (800) 886-0093


Fran Marchand’s ’50 Chevy pickup won the No Limit Engineering GTT Class invitation to the 2023 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational!

VIR 2023 Recap and Results!

VIR 2023 has come and gone and the 2023 OSUSC Points season is complete! Listen in for a full rundown from the event, complete with winners of every award.

It goes without saying of course, but the wrap up at VIR that also solidifies the final list of who has all qualified for the 2023 OUSCI in Vegas. We’ll be back in two weeks for a FULL preview for all of the OIUSCI Competitors to indulge in, so stay tuned!

-Rob & Jimi


Anderson Composites Participants Choice Award:
Ken Kelley – 1970 Cuda

QA1 First Timer Award:
David Webb – 1969 Camaro

Advance Auto Parts Speed Perks Showdown:
Ron Scott – 480

Summit Racing Equipment Spirit of the Event Award:
David Yadon – 1984 Camaro

Arrington Performance Lucky 7 Outlaw Class
1st – Justin Peachey 2007 Chevrolet Corvette

Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class
Larry Woo – 68 Camaro – INVITE

Downforce Motorsports GTR Class: – Downforce Motorsports
1st – Dan Long – 66 Superformance GT40
2nd – Robert Spencer – 63 FIA Cobra
3rd – Saroja Day – INVITE

No Limit Engineering GTT:
1st – Stephen Dorrick – 2005 Nissan Frontier
2nd – Fran Marchand – 1950 Chevy

GTC – Geaux Moto
1st – Ian Brown – 2005 Mini Cooper S – INVITE

Viking Shocks GT Class:
1st – Dave Schotz – 2022 Camaro
2nd – Jesse Schaffer 2015 Chevy SS
3rd – Luke Vigneault – 2011 Challenger R/T – INVITE

OPTIMA Lithium GTL Class:
1st Ryan Matthews – 2002 Chevrolet Corvette
2nd Pat Duncan – 2003 Corvette
3rd – Matthew Hamson – 1989 Mustang – INVITE

GTS Class:
1st – Bob Sobey – 2013 GTR
5th – Tony Prutch – 2021 Corvette – INVITE