By SEMA Editors
Team FEL-PRO’s Tulsa Technology Center from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, came in first place with a qualifying time of 22:32.
The Hot Rodders of Tomorrow (HROT) Engine Challenge’s third event of the 2017 season was held at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, last weekend. Nine teams from four different schools competed with hopes of qualifying for the Dual National Championship, held later this year at the SEMA Show and PRI Trade Show.
At the Dual National Championship, every student who participates will have an opportunity to be awarded college scholarships between $25,000–$50,000 from five different colleges.
Two new schools participated in HROT for the first time—one team from Pontotoc Tech Center from Ada, Oklahoma, and three teams from Caddo Career & Tech Center from Shreveport, Louisiana.
Two teams qualified at the Tarrant County College Qualifier. Coming in second place was Team Be-Cool’s Jacksonville High School from Jacksonville, Arkansas, with the qualifying time of 29:09.
In first place was team FEL-PRO’s Tulsa Technology Center from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Their qualifying time was 22:32.
Two more Hot Rodders of Tomorrow competitions—the NMCA West Spring Nationals in Fontana, California, and the Coker Tire Chattanooga Cruise-In—will be held Saturday, April 1, giving another group of teams a chance to qualify for the National Dual Championships.
Visit www.hotroddersoftomorrow.com for more information and to view the complete results from last weekend.