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Ten Facts About the 2018 HROT Season


The season is over and all that lies ahead for the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow this year is the Dual National Championship, set to play out during the SEMA and PRI shows, respectively held in Las Vegas and Indianapolis.

Click to view the team standings ordered by the fastest qualification times.

To celebrate another successful season, the team at Hot Rodders of Tomorrow released the following top-10 facts about the 2018 season.

  1. HROT held 14 qualifying events, in 11 states, including California, Utah, Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Ohio.
  2. The largest event was at the Summit Motorama in Hampton, Georgia, which hosted 20 teams competing to qualify for the Dual Championship.
  3. Fifty-one teams qualified for the 2018 Dual National Championship
  4. The fastest recorded qualification time during the season was 18:12 by Team Vibrant Performance from Burton Center in Salem, Virginia.
  5. Forsyth Central High School in Cumming, Georgia has six teams qualified for the Dual National Championship. Jacob Cochran, a former student, coaches two of the teams.
  6. Forsyth Central High School has the most students participating with 30.
  7. Fifty-five different schools from across the country competed during the 2018 season.
  8. A total of 255 high school students may be competing for and receiving college scholarship opportunities during the 2018 Dual Championship.
  9. In addition to the 14 HROT events during the year, HROT’s Junior Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine experience appeared at eight Jr. Drag racing events, including the eastern conference finals in Bristol, Tennessee. More than 700 kids utilized the program to disassemble and reassemble a Briggs & Stratton engine
  10. HROT has three dedicated college partners, including Sam Tech, UTI & OTC, which will be offering over $4.2 million in scholarship vouchers to students participating in the 2018 Dual National Championship.
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