DriveOPTIMA Las Vegas 2017 Results

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OPTIMA's 2017 Search for the Ultimate Street Car began at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and a nearly-sold out field converged on the site of the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational (OUSCI) to see who would garner invitations to return in November. Here are the top finishers from each class. Each class winner received an invite to the 2017 OUSCI:

GT Class

  1. John Lazorack III 1988 Chrysler Conquest 470 points
  2. Efrain Diaz 1969 Chevrolet Camaro 427 points
  3. Chad Ryker 1968 Chevrolet Camaro 418 points


  1. Glen Barnhouse 2012 Chevrolet Corvette 475 points (won D&E tiebreaker)
  2. Jake Rozelle 2003 Chevrolet Corvette 475 points
  3. Lynn Proctor 2005 Dodge Viper 474 points

Holley EFI GTL Class

  1. Rich Willhoff 2006 Chevrolet Corvette 493 points
  2. Ken Thwaits 2006 Mitsubishi Evo 490 points
  3. Robert DeuPree 2009 Chevrolet Corvette 479 points

Franklin Road Apparel GT Class

  1. Mike Maier 2017 Ford Mustang 447 points
  2. Cliff Elliott 2016 Ford Mustang 446 points
  3. Jordan Priestley 2016 Chevrolet Camaro 439 points

GTC Class

  1. Kevin Schultz 2008 Honda S2000 404 points
  2. Sammy Valafar 2016 Mazda Miata 349 points
  3. Bob Boileau 2014 Mazda MX-5 346 points

Craig Johnson's 1964 Ford Falcon won the SPECTRE Performance Spirit of the Event award and invitation to the 2017 OUSCI.

See complete event results here. Don't forget to watch OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car every weekend on MAVTV, starting Friday nights at 8PM Eastern. Learn how you can be a part of this series at