USCA at Michigan International Raceway: Day 1

Day one is in the books. This included the autocross and speed stop challenges. The Ultimate Street Car Association puts on an incredible event, and this weeks Michigan International Speedway event was no exception. Enjoy the pics from Day 1 and be sure and check back later today or tomorrow for the Day 2 road course and final results. … [Read more...]

Want to go for a ride?

    If you haven't watched some of Brians videos, you're missing out! One of the top drivers on an autocross or road course, Brian brings years of experience to the track. Check out his latest in-car video from the second road course session at last weekends USCA Portland event. … [Read more...]

USCA Gateway Track Videos and Pics

One of our Lateral-G members sent in these pictures of his weekend at the USCA Optima qualifier at Gateway Motorsports Park. Thanks to Lance (SSLance) for sharing these with us! We'll start with a video of his last track session on the road course. "You'll see a black Challenger on the track at one point, that is the MAV TV Crew Camera Chase car...I'm certain they got … [Read more...]

USCA Gateway Motorsports Park: Day One

Day One of the Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car at Gateway Motorsports Park has come to a close. Over 1000 timed runs were made by the competitors: I think everyone had as much track time as they wanted! Cars spanning the 1960's through 2014 attacked the Ridetech Autocross course and ate up the Wilwood Speed Stop challenge. Tires were smoking, and brakes were … [Read more...]

Behind The Scene: Meet the Farringtons!!

      I found this great short video about one of our Lateral-G members and his family. Tom Farrington, his wife Deb, and son Sam like to compete in the Ultimate Street Car Association events held throughout the country. What's so cool about this family is that they all have a passion … [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...]

1965 Ford Galaxie 500 427 R-Code 4-Door

This week, we are spotlighting a car that does not appear to be very special at first glance. After all, Ford made over 420,000 1965 Galaxies, most of which were plain Jane four-door sedans. However, this one is special. The similarity between "humdrum" and "hang on" occurs the moment you open the hood to find a 427 cube R-Code dual … [Read more...]