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Watch The Race to the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Title

Andy Bolig - September 07, 2012 09:07 AM

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2012 has brought out some of the best talent and most passionate street car enthusiasts yet

OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car will air Sunday, September 30 at 1 p.m. ET on the nationally-televised SPEED™ TV network.

The miniseries will feature two epsiodes showcasing participants of the OPTIMA Faceoff at the HOT ROD Power Tour and OPTIMA Faceoff at Road America as they compete to gain an entry to the fifth annual OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational presented by K&N and Royal Purple.

These new shows will bring viewers an insider look at the road to OPTIMA’s Invitational taking place Saturday, November 3, immediately following the 2012 SEMA Show. The annual event consistently features some of the most high-profile and prestigous SEMA Show vehicles as they are put to the test in a series of performance and design events, in order to crown the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car.

Viewers will see interviews and exciting on-track coverage as participants prove their vehicle’s street cred in the Detroit Speed and Engineering/JRI Shocks Road Rally, weave through the twisiting cone course of the  Ridetech Street Challenge Autocross, come screaming to a halt in the Wilwood Disc Brakes Speed Stop Challenge, burn rubber as they feircly compete in the BFGoodrich Hot Lap Challenge and ultimately show off their vehicle’s craftmanship in the Lingenfelter Performance Engineering Performance Design Challenge.

“We’re excited to give viewers an early peek into the road to this year’s OPTIMA Invitational,” said Cam Douglass director of product development and marketing for OPTIMA Batteries. “We continue to see more support and greater competition each year, and 2012 has brought out some of the best talent and most passionate street car enthusiasts yet.”

As part of the ongoing miniseries, SPEED TV will also air this year’s final event, the 2012 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational in early 2013. Additionally, fans can catch the 2011 OPTIMA Invitational TV Special when it re-airs on SPEED TV Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. ET. For more information on the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car franchise including event dates, schedules and official rules please visit www.optimabatteries.com 

OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car is scheduled to air on SPEED during the following times (Air dates and times are subject to change):

Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 1 p.m. ET:
Sunday, October, 21 2012 at 1 p.m. ET

Link to teaser video here: http://youtu.be/sYC3yA05cfc

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