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Posted: Jul 16, 2019

DriveOPTIMA at Pike's Peak 2019 Results

The fourth stop in OPTIMA's 2019 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, took the series to Pike's Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colorado. Another sold-out field of competitors went to battle in five different segments, all vying for trophies, points and coveted invitations to the 2019 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational in Las Vegas. Check out the massive photo gallery below and be sure to catch the TV series every weekend on MAVTV (Channel 214 on DIRECTV & 1105 on Uverse), starting every Friday night at 8PM Eastern. Learn more about how you can compete with your street car in this series at www.DriveOPTIMA.com


Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class (pre-1990, 3200+ pounds)

1. Brian Hobaugh, 1973 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Eric Sheely, 1972 Chevrolet Corvette
3. Efrain Diaz, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

RECARO GTS Class (post-1989, 3200+ pounds, two-seaters & awd vehicles)

1. Austin Barnes, 2010 Dodge Viper
2. Jordan Priestley, 2017 Chevrolet Corvette
3. Steve Kepler, 2013 Nissan GT-R

Holley EFI GTL Class (non-compacts under 3200 pounds)

1. Mike DuSold, 1967 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Lynn Proctor, 2005 Dodge Viper
3. Carrie Willhoff, 2010 Chevrolet Corvette

OPTIMA Chargers GTE Class (BEV electric vehicles)

1. Karen Thomas, 2018 Tesla X
2. Vernon Jolley, 2015 Chevrolet Spark

GTC Class (two-wheel drive compacts, 107-inch wheelbase or less)

1. Thomas Litton, 1997 Mazda Miata
2. David Stock, 2006 Mazda Miata
3. Jordan Cooke, 2015 Ford Focus ST

OPTIMA Batteries GT Class (post-1989, 3200+ pounds, 2wd sedans, 4-seater coupes, trucks, etc...)

1. Tony Scalici, 2018 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Jonathan Blevins, 2008 Ford Mustang
3. Wes Drelleshak, 2018 Chevrolet Camaro

Outlaw Class (relaxed aero rules, pro drivers allowed)

1. Jeremy Swenson, 2011 Chevrolet Corvette
2. Cody Mason, 2018 Chevrolet Corvette

Spectre Performance Spirit of the Event: Mike Trenkle, 1982 Ford Mustang
Anderson Composites Participant's Choice: Nick Relampagos, 1973 Chevrolet Camaro
Total Cost Involved First Timer's Award: Wayne Atkins, 1985 Chevrolet Camaro, James Darden, 2017 Chevrolet Camaro
Centerforce Clutch Performance: Mike DuSold, 1967 Chevrolet Camaro
Mac's Tiedowns that Won't Let You Down: Daniel Harmon
FireAid Great Save: Mark Golovin, 2001 Chevrolet Camaro

See the full 2019 results from Pike's Peak International Raceway here.


2019 OPTIMA Search for the Ultimate Street Car Schedule

Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 16-17
Daytona International Speedway April 12-13
National Corvette Museum June 1-2
Pike's Peak International Raceway July 6-7
Road America August 16-17
Auto Club Speedway September 14-15
NOLA Motorsports Park October 5-6
OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational November 9-10

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