Miniseries Previews Optima Invitational

Sep 13, 2012

Optima Batteries announced the SPEED network premiere of its new miniseries, “Optima’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car.”

The two-episode miniseries will showcase 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.

Taking place after the 2012 SEMA Show on Nov. 3, the Optima Invitational features some of the most high-profile and prestigious SEMA Show vehicles as they are put to the test in a series of performance and design events, according to a press release. One vehicle will be crowned the Optima Ultimate Street Car in the event presented by K&N and Royal Purple.

Highlights of the miniseries include interviews and on-track coverage of participants’ street vehicles in action; the exhibition of a wide variety of exotic and classic vehicles such as a BMW M3, Audi TT Coupe, Porsche Carrera and American classics; and coverage of participants’ grueling trek to the Hot Rod Power Tour in Arlington, Texas, the release noted.

“Episode One: Optima Faceoff at the Hot Rod Power Tour in Arlington, Texas” will premiere at 1 p.m. EST Sept. 30, and “Episode Two: Optima Faceoff at Road America in Elkhart lake, Wisconsin” will premiere at 1 p.m. EST Oct. 21 on SPEED.