OPTIMA Batteries is looking for the best street-legal performance car in America. The company have traveled to the nation’s most iconic tracks and opened the gates to all makes and models. It all ends in Las Vegas, where OPTIMA Batteries will crown this year's Ultimate Street Car.
Presented by Advance Auto Parts, OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car returned to MAVTV on Friday as a weekly, 60 minute, 10 episode series. New episodes of the series will 8 p.m. EST, with re-airs the same night at 11 p.m. EST. This will be its fifth season on MAVTV Motorsports Network.
OPTIMA Batteries developed the annual competition with two goals: showcase cars that use over-the-counter aftermarket products to improve performance ;and to give car owners, drivers and sponsors a positive environment to socialize and display their vehicles and products, according to the company.
The competition is open to six vehicle classes including one for pure electric cars and all vehicles must be registered and licensed and insured for street use. Each vehicle is tested for design and engineering; road rally; speed-stop; autocross and road course capabilities.
Events are conducted at race tracks throughout the nation, including Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Pike's Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colorado, and Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calfornia.