With the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge’s seventh event at the Chattanooga Cruise-in in Tennessee on April 14, they have reached the halfway point of the HROT season. At the Cruise-in a total of seven schools from Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee participated, fielding 15 teams. Of the 15, five new teams qualified.
To qualify for the Dual National Championship, a team must finish disassembling and reassembling a small-block Chevrolet engine in less than 33 minutes, including penalties.
Chattanooga Cruise-in Qualifiers:
Team Hurst – Sequoyah high school #1 from Soddy Daisy, TN. Time – 23:54
Team Performance Quotient – Gordon Central high school #1 from Calhoun, GA. – Time – 26:14
Team Taylor Cable – Sequoyah high school #1 from Canton GA. – Time – 27:34
Forsyth Central high school from Cumming, GA had 6 teams competing with five having qualified at previous HROT events. Team Energy Suspension, their 6th team qualified with a 29:48 time.
Team Parts Pro – Effingham College & Career Academy from Rincon, GA. – Time – 30:26
Now at the halfway point, Hot Rodders has 26 teams that have qualified for the Dual National Championship!
This was the first year for the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Junior Engine Challenge to be featured as part of the Coker Tire Chattanooga Cruise-In. They were welcomed over and abundantly as an addition to the show with kids waiting patiently to be trained using tools and working on the engine.
For more information: HotRoddersofTomorrow.com