July ’14 Feature of the Month: Lenie Hamms “Foulplay”

Story by Lenie Hamm Like so many of you I grew up in the era of muscle and have always had an interest in cars. When I turned 16 my first car was a 1964 GTO that I absolutely loved but like everyone else I sold it for one reason or another and moved on. As time went by there were other priorities in life that were far more important than my desire of old cars but I’ve always … [Read more...]

Muscle Car Of The Week Video #55: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 302

  This week, we're taking a look at a Muscle Car that proves one didn't need the biggest engine to be a bad machine! The 1969 Camaro Z/28 boasted a high-revving 302 cube V8 - a size dictated by the SCCA for Trans Am racing legality. But don't let the relatively small displacement fool you - the Z/28 302 was conservatively … [Read more...]

OUSCI has been moved to Las Vegas Speedway!

  (MILWAUKEE) – OPTIMA Batteries’ announces its highly-anticipated 2014 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational will now take place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The new, larger location will be more convenient for spectators and accommodate 100 vehicle participants. OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car championship event will feature the world’s top modified … [Read more...]

Optima Ultimate Street Car Qualifier: Road America

This weekend we're at Road America for the Ultimate Street Car Associations Optima event. The day started at West Bend Dyno for registration and the Detroit Speed and Engineering Road Rally.  The stream of Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car competitors entered Road America, and the Lingenfelter Design and Engineering Competition judging began.  It continued while we got … [Read more...]

1970 442 W-30 4-Speed Convert W27

  Oldsmobile built some of the most potent Muscle Cars of the era, and today they are among the most desirable. This week, we're featuring a 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Convertible, and it is loaded with all the right stuff, including the 370 HP W-30 455 V8, the close ratio Muncie 4-Speed transmission, and the super-rare W27 aluminum … [Read more...]