2 Teams Claim Spot At Hot Rodders Of Tomorrow Dual National Championship, Junior Challenge Brings 88 Competitors -

2 Teams Claim Spot At Hot Rodders Of Tomorrow Dual National Championship, Junior Challenge Brings 88 Competitors

Two teams from Los Angeles have qualified for the 2018 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Dual National Championship Playoffs after competing at the second Engine Challenge event of the season.

Team Motive Gear from Katella High School NOCROP placed first with a time of 26:43. Photo by Hot Rodders of Tomorrow.

Two teams from Los Angeles have qualified for the 2018 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Dual National Championship Playoffs after competing at the second Engine Challenge event of the season during the 2nd annual Classic Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center, March 2-4.

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.

Team Motive Gear from Katella High School NOCROP of Anaheim, California, placed first with a time of 26:43. In second place came team Speed Pro from Rancho Alamitos High School out of Garden Grove, California, with the time of 31:05.

Team Speed Pro from Rancho Alamitos High School placed second with a time of 31:05. Photo by Hot Rodders of Tomorrow.

In addition, the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Junior Engine Challenge had its second event at the Classic Auto Show. During the three-day show, Hot Rodders of Tomorrow assisted 88 youngsters taking apart and rebuilding the small Briggs and Stratton engine. According to Hot Rodders of Tomorrow, some kids waited for more than 2 hours to participate in the Engine Challenge.

During the Junior Engine Challenge, youngsters learn how to completely disassemble/reassemble a complete single cylinder OHV engine, utilizing only basic hand tools. Photo by Hot Rodders of Tomorrow.

The Junior Engine Challenge consists of a team of 2 individuals, with one team member being 5-18 years of age, who must completely disassemble/reassemble a complete single cylinder OHV engine, utilizing only basic hand tools. Goals of the contest are to help individuals develop great communication skills and self-esteem, problem-solving skills and understanding of an internal combustion engine, Hot Rodders of Tomorrow said.

For more information, visit HotRoddersofTomorrow.com.

 

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