Two engine buildings teams from the Burton Center for Arts and Technology competed in the annual Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Building Challenge national competition in Indianapolis Dec. 9-11, 2021.
The E3 Sparks Plug team, led by motorsports instructor Chris Overfelt, captured their fourth national championship with a final average time of 20:51. Each member of the team also won a $10,000 scholarship. The team previously captured the national championship in 2014, 2016 and 2018.
The NASCAR Tech team, led by automotive instructor Steve Hoback, placed 17th in the nation.