After a long week at SEMA, our Vintage Air staff was rewarded with a day of play. Rick Love, Vintage Air’s Executive Vice President was invited to take part with his 1972 Camaro in the Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational presented by HOT ROD Magazine at the Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, NV. the Saturday following SEMA.
The Optima Batteries Ultimate Streetcar Invitational presented by HOT ROD Magazine was comprised of three segments; a road course, autocross, and styling. The road course and autocross laps were timed and styling was judged, the lap times and points were added together to crown an eventual winner. The top two places in each event were presented with awards and “The Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car” was awarded to the vehicle with the best combine scores.
We were very appreciative of the invite to take part in the Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational presented by HOT ROD Magazine. Going into the event we had no expectations, we wanted to have a good time and prove that our components are designed and manufactured with performance in mind. Rick’s Camaro is equipped with our Small Block Chevrolet Front Runner Serpentine Drive System and our Gent IV SureFit Climate Control System ( a side note the winning car of the Autocross portion of the event is equipped with our latest LS Series Front Runner Serpentine Drive System & Gen IV Climate Control System). Here at Vintage Air, PERFORMANCE FIRST! is paramount, after all what good is performance air conditioning if you can’t make
it perform? Vintage Air would like to Congratulate all the winners and everybody who took part in the Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational presented by HOT ROD Magazine. We would also like to thank Optima Batteries, HOT ROD Magazine, Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch and all the major sponsors for putting this event together and making it such enjoyable day the at the track. Look for HOT ROD Magazine result coverage which will be detailed in the March issue that will appear on newsstands in mid-January.