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Ultimate Streetcar

Sponsor IconCXC.SPONSOR Advance Auto Parts

Sponsor IconCXC.LOCATION Monterey, CA

Round three of OPTIMA's 2023 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, sent competitors to historic Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca, in Monterey, California. See the top finishers below, as well as a full gallery of photos from this exciting weekend. You can also watch the livestream replay on-demand on the OPTIMA Network on Roku, a free download.

Viking Performance GT Class (post-1989, 3,200+ pounds, 2wd sedans, 4-seater coupes, etc...)
1. John Falkner, 2021 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Jonathan Blevins, 2008 Ford Mustang
3. Matt Ramirez, 2004 Ford Mustang

Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class (pre-1990, 3200+ pounds)
1. Ryan Breezee, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Brian Hobaugh, 1973 Chevrolet Camaro
3. John McKissack, 1966 Ford Fairlane


GTS Class (post-1989, 3200+ pounds, two-seaters & awd vehicles)
1. Bob Sobey, 2013 Nissan GT-R
2. Jordan Priestley, 2021 Tesla Model 3
3. Jon Bickford, 2020 Tesla Model 3

GTL Class (non-compacts under 3200 pounds)
1. Mike Rovere, 2008 Chevrolet Corvette
2. Austin Keys, 2002 Subaru WRX
3. Josh Cummings, 2016 Porsche GT4

No Limit Engineering GTT Class (Trucks & SUVs over 3200 pounds)
1. David Carroll, 1974 Chevrolet Blazer
2. Connor Hoovler, 1972 Ford F100
3. Stephen Dorrick, 2005 Nissan Frontier

GeauxMoto GTC Class (two-wheel drive compacts, 107-inch wheelbase or less)
1. Dayton de la Houssaye, 2016 Mazda MX-5
2. Darren Garvin, 1973 Datsun 240Z
3. Matt Davis, 2021 Mazda MX-5

Arrington Performance Lucky 7 Outlaw Class (relaxed aero rules, pro drivers allowed)
1. Duke Langley, 2002 Chevrolet Corvette
2. Danny Weller, 2019 Chevrolet Camaro
3. Mark Golovin, 2001 Chevrolet Camaro

Downforce Motorsports GTR Class (factory-licensed replicas)
1. Bob Spencer, 1963 Superformance Cobra

Summit Racing Spirit of the Event Award:
Rick Ray, 1971 Chevrolet Camaro

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