The first half of the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge 2017 Dual Championship is over. The event took place at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, and included 27 teams from coast to coast. These teams battled to become one of the Top 4 teams to move on and compete in the Elite 8 playoffs for the 2017 National Championship at the PRI Show.
The 28th annual Lane Automotive Car Show begins on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:00 PM with the Lane Cruise Night Celebration. Saturday morning the car show starts at 9:00 AM and runs until 3:00 PM. The Hot Rodders of Tomorrow will be competing Saturday as well.
While the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show did not officially start until Thursday, December 10, students from across the nation convened in Indianapolis on Tuesday to kick off the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge Dual Championship. The winner was crowned on Saturday.
In 2015 The 2nd Annual Dual Championship will return to the SEMA and PRI Shows in November and December. There, qualifying teams will compete in semi-final championships at each show.
The Hot Rodders of Tomorrow (HROT) Engine Challenge this year was a dual championship format that pitted the two top teams determined at the SEMA Show against the top two finishers at the PRI Trade Show. The Engine Challenge drew a large crowd as the Burton Center for Arts and Technology from Virginia (Team Nitrous Express) came out as national champions, and a new single-round national record of 16 minutes, 22 seconds.