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PT #74

Jimi Day: Year One of the Optima Batteries Search for the Ultimate Street Car and Your Remaining Chanes to Gain an Invitation to Las Vegas!

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The Nitty Gritty:

Welcome to Episode 74 of  the Podcast!

We’re simul-posting the show show here on as well as on so everyone can get their fix.

For those new to the scene, the podcast show is hosted by myself and Larry Callahan, the owner of

The show is sponsored by the fantastic hot rod wiring supply company, Ron Francis Wiring, and we’re very appreciative that they were our FIRST EVER show sponsor, and the first sponsor to re-sign for 2014!



Think you have what it takes to race at history race tracks? If you have a car, a helmet, and a desire to have fun….you’re qualified!

Jimi Day: Year one of USCA

In this episode of the podcast show Larry and I had a chance to bring on Jimi Day, Executive Director of the Ultimate Street Car Association (USCA). This this has been the first year of USCA’s existence, and since it’s been the lynchpin series behind the Optima Batteries Search for the Ultimate Street Car Series (as well as the TV show) we asked Jimi to come on and give us a recap of the year to date, discussed what has gone well, what hasn’t, and what events remain this year in the series. The next big event is at historic Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida…..this weekend!

As a reminder, the “Spirit of the Event” winner, not the fastest car from each event is the one that received the invitation to the big Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational in Las Vegas at the end of the year. This means that anyone has a fair shot to make it in – with a positive attitude and passion for fun as the main drivers required to win!

Here is a little info for you: The USCA Website, The USCA Facebook Page.

Thanks for the interview, Jimi!
-Rob & Larry


Upcoming Events

Fall 2014:

Just a reminder that in Episode 60 we released the full season list of events for all series schedules that we have available as of the release of this show. As always, you can always get year round updates for upcoming event locations, times, and details in the Events section in the forums.

-Rob & Larry

September 19-21, 2014


Sebring, FL

Sebring International Raceway

October 3-5, 2014

Goodguys Lone Star Nationals

Fort Worth, TX

Texas Motor Speedway

October 3-5, 2014


Wampum, PA

Pittsburg International Race Complex

Octobe 24-26, 2014

NMCA West World Street Finals

Fontana, CA

Auto Club Dragway

October 24-26, 2014

Goodguys Southeastern Nationals

Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Motor Speedway

November 4-7, 2014


Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Convention Center

November 6, 2014

SEMA Pro-Touring Dinner

Las Vegas, NV

Clarion Hotel and Casino

November 8-9, 2014


Pahrump, NV

Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch

November 8-9, 2014

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together

Pleasanton, CA

Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

November 14-16, 2014

Goodguys Southwest Nationals

Scottsdale, AZ

WestWorld of Scottsdale

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