The stage for the 2017 Dual Championship is set. All the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow qualifiers are in place and the championship will play out this fall at the SEMA and PRI trade shows.
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- Hot Rodders of Tomorrow organizers provided 10 key facts that have helped to define this year’ events. The Fastest time during the 2017 season was 17:47 by Team K&N from Burton Center in Salem, Virginia
- Forsyth Central High School from Cumming, Georgia has four teams qualified for the 2017 Dual National Championship. Jacob Cochran, a former student, coaches two teams
- The largest event was at the Summit Motorama in Hampton, Georgia, which had 29 teams competing to qualify
- Forsyth Central High School from Cumming, Georgia has the most students participating with 24
- 54 different schools from across the country competed during the 2017 season
- 158 sponsored teams participated during the 2017 Hot Rodders qualifying season
- There were four all-girl teams that competed during the 2017 season
- 50 teams qualified for the 2017 Dual National Championship at SEMA and PRI Shows
- A total of 250 high school students may be competing for and receiving college scholarship opportunities during the 2017 Dual Championship
- Hot Rodders of Tomorrow has five college partners, including UNOH, Sam Tech, UTI, OTC and Wyotech, which will be offering over $6.9 Million dollars in scholarship monies to the students participating in the 2017 Dual National Championship
“I joined Hot Rodders of Tomorrow because it sounded like something fun to do, I liked to work on engines and wanted to learn more about them. it made me feel like I was part of a team,” said Daniel Yearwood from Sequoyah High School when explaining how the Hot Rodders program has impacted his life. “Now It’s giving me a chance to go to college, helped me to make contacts in industry, it’s helping me to obtain my dream job of working in the motorsports industry.”