#27 – LS Fest Recap and Optima’s Street Car TV Series Hits the Air!

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The Nitty Gritty:

Welcome to Episode 27 of  the Podcast! We’re simul-posting the show show here on as well as on so everyone can get their fix!

For those new to the scene, the podcast show is hosted by myself and Larry Callahan, the owner of

The show is sponsored by the fantastic hot rod wiring supply company, Ron Francis Wiring, and we’re very appreciative that they were our FIRST EVER show sponsor!



1) 12th annual SEMA dinner – Tickets are on sale now. Find them on our home page or visit our store directly at There are still a few rooms available at the Clarion where the dinner will be held. Call the hotel today to book your room for $99 a night and remember to tell them you are with the group.

2) The first round of Optima’s OUSCI Invites has been released! We name names during the show……

3) We gave a full recap of the rundown of the Holley LS Fest Results. Congrats to our man Brian Finch on his win!

3) Set your DVR’s! OPTIMA’s Search for the Ultimate Street Car TV miniseries has been announced. The first one hour episode airs on Speed Sunday September 30th at 1PM Eastern!


Events Coming Up:

Return To The Coast – October 5-7
American Streetcar Series has announced that they will return again for the first weekend in October to host Return To The Coast. Visit the Run To The Coast section in the Racing events section on or visit to sign up or for more info. By the time this airs there should be a discounted block of hotel rooms available.

Bowler Transmissions 9th Annual Day at the Strip in Lawrenceville, IL – October 13-14
Car show, drag racing, autocrossing, road rally and cruise in, 50/50 raffle, bbq dinner and more. Registration now open.


Be On The Show!

Guess what? We have a new call-in-number for the show! Dial SCRATCHPAD (727-282-4723) from any phone to leave us a message that we’ll play in the show.

Also, if you’d like to be interviewed LIVE at an upcoming event by Larry, e-mail and we’ll set it up!


Listen and Win $750 from COMP!

The Prize Segment sponsored by the COMP Performance Group is back, and it’s back BIG!  The next award winner will be selected on DECEMBER 15, 2012!

Entrants can enter to win a HUGE $750 gift certificate that will be awarded quarterly, and there are two ways to enter:

  1. Go to and fill out the details there to enter the contest. Be sure to use the links in the contest to share it on Facebook, Twitter, and your own websites. For everyone that joins the contest because of your referral, YOU GET MORE ENTRIES!
  2. Answer the bonus question given out every other podcast show. E-mail your answer to bonus@pro-touring for an additional 20 points!

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