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09-02-2014, 11:35 AM
Optima Batteries has released a general schedule for the upcoming Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational this November. The details below include a rough schedule for the two day event along with information for spectators. Tickets are now on sale for OUSCI. This year the event will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; much closer than Pahrump. We have a feeling tickets will sell out quickly so we would advice to purchase them sooner rather than later. You can find a link to purchase your tickets below as well:



Friday - 3PM - DSE Road Rally - 1 stop at Shelby American, ends at Ignited, SEMA consumer event.

Saturday - 8AM - Gates Open

Ridetech Autocross and Wilwood Speed Stop Challenges take place

Lingenfelter Design & Engineering Competition

5PM - After party for participants and guests

Sunday - 8AM - Gates Open

BFGoodrich Hot Lap Challenge

Lingenfelter Design & Engineering Competition

5PM - Awards Ceremony

All activities are at Las Vegas Motor Speedway - spectator parking is on-site utilizing the Las Vegas Blvd parking lots. Shuttle services are available from parking to the competition areas.
Spectator tickets went on sale this morning, here's the link - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-optima-ultimate-street-car-invitational-tickets-12857381775

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Previous Optima Batteries announcement for those who did not see this back in June:

7th Annual OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Invitational
Moves Location to Las Vegas Motor Speedway
New, Larger Location Offers Additional Room for Spectators, Three-Day Format Accommodating 100 Participants

June 22, 2014 (MILWAUKEE) – OPTIMA Batteries’ announces its highly-anticipated 2014 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational will now take place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The new, larger location will be more convenient for spectators and accommodate 100 vehicle participants. OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car championship event will feature the world’s top modified street cars of all makes and models that compete in a range of performance and design challenges to determine an ultimate winner. An exciting three-day format will kick-off at the close of the SEMA Show on November 7 and conclude on November 9, when fans can watch as the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car is named.

“We’re excited to give a much bigger group of OPTIMA Invitational competitors and spectators a larger facility to enjoy, that is much closer to downtown Las Vegas,” said Cam Douglass, director of marketing for OPTIMA Batteries. “Now in our seventh year, OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car television and event series continues to gain more attention and support. 2013 brought the best and most passionate, competitive street car enthusiasts yet, and I can’t wait to see what happens this year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.”

Also new this year will be the OPTIMA Street Car Alley display at the SEMA Show. More than 70 participating vehicles will be showcased between the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall and the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. There has never been a display set up in this area before, and OPTIMA is anxious to establish this space as the home of the Ultimate Street Cars.

Last year’s overall winner, Brian Hobaugh, will be defending his OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car title against a diverse group of competitors from all across the country. His vintage 1965 Corvette (shown) outperformed the competition in 2013, but with an entirely new track and almost double the number of participants, the 2014 OPTIMA Invitational promises more fun and intense track-action.

The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational offers something for every motorsports fan, with the BFGoodrich Hot Lap Challenge, Ridetech Street Challenge Autocross, Wilwood Disc Brakes Speed Stop Challenge, Detroit Speed & Engineering Road Rally and the Lingenfelter Performance and Design Challenge all bringing different aspects to each participant’s overall score. The qualifying series and the Invitational will start airing on the MAVTV Network starting early August 2014, but to see even more of the action and excitement now, check out video clips from past events on the OPTIMA Batteries YouTube page (http://www.youtube.com/user/optimabatteries), visit the OPTIMA Invitational website (http://www.optimabatteries.com/us/en/experience/optima-invitational/) to see driver profiles and news, or visit the OPTIMA Batteries Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/optimabatteries?fref=ts) to join the conversation.

Photo Credit: OPTIMA Batteries
Photo Caption: Brian Hobaugh piloted his 1965 Corvette Coupe to the overall victory at the 2013 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational. He’ll be defending that title this year at LVMS.