2017 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

Bowler Transmissions in Action at The 2017 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

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If you haven’t completely exhausted yourself after SEMA 2017 comes to a close, there’s still one more opportunity to get your car fix on. Optima Batteries will be celebrating year 10 of their Ultimate Street Car Invitational the Saturday & Sunday after SEMA concludes. This is the final race of the season and the last chance to prove who has the ultimate street car. The drivers have been battling it out all year long to earn points and secure their spot for this invitation only race.

Bowler Performance is proud to be represented by some of the best drivers in this series, and it is an honor for us to be the trusted source for the transmissions that keep these cars at the peak of their game. Below are a few of the cars and drivers that trust Bowler Performance to keep their transmissions shifting ahead of the competition. Be sure to stay tuned to Facebook for race updates and highlights!

Bob Bertelsen
1968 Corvette “Green Mamba”
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum


Kyle Tucker
1987 Camaro “DSE-Z”
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum
1987 Camaro by Kyle Tucker


Bret Voelkel
1967 48 hour Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum
1967 48 Hour Camaro


Chris Smith aka “Smitty”
1972 48 hour Corvette
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum
1972 48 Hour Corvette by Chris Smith


Bryan Johnson
2013 Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec TR-6060
2013 Camaro by Bryan Johnson


Justin Hendrickson
2011 Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec TR-6060
2011 Justin Hendrickson


James Shipka
1967 Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum
1967 Camaro by James Shipka


Larry Woo
1968 Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum
1968 Camaro by Larry Woo


Mark Golovin
2001 Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec T56 Magnum


Jason Chinn
2013 Camaro
Bowler prepped Tremec TR-6060
2013 Camaro by Jason Chinn


We want to wish the best of luck to all the drivers participating in this year’s race. The competition is always stiff for these races as the drivers continue to develop and hone their skills and cars. Any time you are stacking up vintage iron against new technology it can be interesting to see who comes out on top. The final race will be aired on Mav TV.