DriveOPTIMA at Willow Springs 2021 Album One

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SponsorAdvance Auto Parts
LocationRosamond, California
DateJune 8, 2021
OPTIMA's 2021 Search for the Ultimate Street Car, presented by Advance Auto Parts, returned to historic Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, California for the second year in a row. An amazing assortment of the world's best all-around street cars & trucks came out and gave it their all over two days of friendly competition. When the wind calmed down and the dust settled, invitations to the 2021 SEMA Show and OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational were handed out to the top contenders. 

See the top finishers in each class and a massive photo gallery below. The TV series airs every weekend on MAVTV, starting Friday nights at 8PM ET/PT, with special re-airs on Wednesday nights at 5PM. Learn more about the series and how you can compete in your own car at www.DriveOPTIMA.com


GT Class (post-1989, 3,200+ pounds, 2wd sedans, 4-seater coupes, trucks, etc...)
1. Dave Schotz, 2020 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Matt Ramirez, 2004 Ford Mustang
3. Clayton Yates, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro


Classic Car Liquidators GTV Class (pre-1990, 3200+ pounds)
1. Nick Relampagos, 1970 Chevrolet Camaro
2. Ryan Breezee, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro
3. Garrett Randall, 1970 Chevrolet Corvette


GTS Class (post-1989, 3200+ pounds, two-seaters & awd vehicles)
1. Bob Sobey, 2013 Nissan GT-R
2. Robert DeuPree, 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo
3. Gunnison Jones, 2006 Chevrolet Corvette

Holley EFI GTL Class (non-compacts under 3200 pounds)
1. Jake Rozelle, 2003 Chevrolet Corvette
2. CB Ramey, 1987 Chevrolet Corvette
3. Scot Spiewak, 2007 Chevrolet Corvette

No Limit Engineering GTT Class (Trucks & SUVs over 3200 pounds)
1. Sean Kelly, 1967 Chevrolet C10
2. Dustin Reed, 1972 Chevrolet C10
3. George Dias, 2002 Ford Lightning

GTC Class (two-wheel drive compacts, 107-inch wheelbase or less)
1. David Carroll, 1973 Chevrolet Vega
2. Matt Davis, 2004 Pontiac Vibe
3. Steve Wong, 1992 Honda Civic

Outlaw Class (relaxed aero rules, pro drivers allowed)
1. John Lazorack III, 1988 Chrysler Conquest
2. Tim Alderson, 2009 Dodge Challenger
3. Darren Friedman, 2020 Chevrolet Corvette

Summit Racing Spirit of the Event Award:
David Ball, 1966 Pontiac LeMans

2021 OPTIMA Search for the Ultimate Street Car Schedule
Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 20-21
NOLA Motorsports Park April 10-11
Willow Springs International Raceway May 28-29
Atlanta Motorsports Park June 19-20
Utah Motorsports Complex July 17-18
Road America August 20-21
NCM Motorsports Park October 9-10
OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational LVMS November 6-7