The OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Invitational is one of the most highly anticipated and widely covered events in the automotive performance world. Each year, drivers come from all over the world to compete in a combination of segments including autocross, road course, road rally, braking and acceleration, style and design competition, and more. Reputations are built out here. So if you think you’ve got the talent and the car to compete, this is the place to prove it. But remember, there’s no shame in spectating. We encourage it.
Feb. 10, 2012 (MILWAUKEE) - OPTIMA® Batteries today announced that the 2011 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, presented by K&N Filters and Wilwood Disc Brakes, will be nationally televised on SPEED™, premiering Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m. ET. This one-hour action-packed broadcast brings viewers an insider look into an event that takes 50 of the hottest street-legal cars from import and domestic manufacturers, and puts them to the test through a series of performance and design events, in order to crown the 2011 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car.
Feb. 6, 2012 (MILWAUKEE) - Now going into its fifth year, the OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Invitational, has evolved to become one of the most highly anticipated and widely covered events in the automotive performance world. Today, OPTIMA Batteries announces the first round of events that will serve as qualifiers to compete later this year. During the qualifying events, participants can earn the opportunity to compete in the now world-famous OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, which takes place annually in Nevada immediately following the SEMA Show.