Victory – Chris Smith Wins USCA GTV at NCM Motorsports Park

1970 Camaro
All Photos by Kaleb Kelley – ShortShift Media

June 6th, 2019

Team Ridetech and Voelkel Motorsports were in Bowling Green, Kentucky — home of the iconic Corvette manufacturing plant and The National Corvette Museum. NCM hosted the USCA Optima Ultimate Streetcar event at their world-class road course facility, NCM Motorsports Park.  Optima Batteries USCA events consist of 5 segments: Autocross, Road Course, Speed-Stop, Design/Engineering, plus a Road Rally.

Drivers Chris Smith, Bret Voelkel, and Andy Voelkel enjoyed another stellar weekend. Smitty took the win in USCA GTV class, while Bret finished 4th in GTV and Andy finished 10th in GTS.
Ridetech founder Bret Voelkel commented “I think our success this past weekend is very representative of what we can accomplish as the season progresses.  One victory helps fuel the next. Fox Factory has always been a huge supporter of Ridetech, but their new ownership brings next-level technology and resources to further optimize the performance of the Ridetech cars and end-user cars alike. Furthermore, Fox Factory exposes us to a much wider audience. This, in turn, will allow us to develop and sell more and better products!”

Chris Smith, driver of the Track 1 Camaro, commented “ The Track 1 Camaro won Daytona USCA as well as the Nashville Goodguys event, but the car performed even better here at NCM Motorsports Park. We are getting a handle on what this car likes every event!”

See Optima Batteries USCA results HERE

For more information about NCM Motorsports Park, click HERE

For Track 1 and 48 Hour Camaro Project Pages, click HERE

1967 Camaro
The Original “48 Hour” Camaro finished 4th in GTV-class with Bret Voelkel driving.
Corvette Z06 with Magneride
Andy Voelkel finished 10th in GTS-class driving a Z06 Corvette equipped with Ridetech’s excellent Magnetuner. The technology enhances the Corvettes Magneride active suspension dampening.
Chris Smith Camaro
The victory at NCM represents Smitty’s 3rd win of 2019. The Track 1 Camaro is developed to the point that it is in the hunt wherever it competes.
Here’s Bret Voelkel wheeling the 48 Hour Camaro around NCM Motorsports Park’s excellent road course. Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Association events truly showcase the versatility of pro-touring machines and this 1967 Camaro is one of the best examples ever built.

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