OPTIMA® Batteries Announces “Golden Ticket” Winners for the 2013 Ultimate Street Car Invitational

Ultimate Streetcar

November 7, 2013 (LAS VEGAS) – OPTIMA® Batteries announced the final vehicle participants for the 2013 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational, during a press conference at the SEMA Show. These qualifiers were selected by a committee of OPTIMA and industry representatives who walked the SEMA show floor in Las Vegas to recognize the best of the best across all performance vehicle segments.

The following drivers are the finalists selected, earning a spot to compete in this year’s OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational:

2010 Audi R8

William Horan

1950 Chevy Thriftmaster Truck

Jonathan Ward

1993 Mazda RX-7

Scott Sangpiel

1973 Chevy Camaro

Randy Johnson

2013 Ford Focus ST-M

Mark German

1969 Pontiac GTO

Darren Nickleson

1965 Ford Mustang

Alan Palmer

1995 Toyota Supra

Joe Delgato

1968 Chevy Camaro

Karl Dunn

1967 Ford Mustang

Ed Moss

“There are so many extraordinary vehicles at SEMA and we are always impressed with the quality of unique vehicles that are at the show,” says Cam Douglass, director of product development and marketing for OPTIMA Batteries. “This final list of vehicles includes some standout selections that make the perfect addition to this weekend’s competition.”

OPTIMA Invitational spectator tickets are still available for purchase online at OPTIMAInvitational.com, but enthusiasts who cannot attend the sixth annual event will be able to view the action during a national TV special to air on MAVTV in early 2014. The OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational is presented by Royal Purple Synthetic Oil and KN Filters. This year’s event sponsors are BFGoodrich Tires, Detroit Speed and Engineering, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, Ridetech and Wilwood Disc Brakes. And finally, associate sponsors include Magnaflow Performance Exhaust, The Roadster Shop, Centerforce Performance Clutch, MAC Tools and Jet-Hot Coatings.

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