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20th Annual Randy Dorton Hendrick Engine Builder Showdown Declares 2021 Winners

After two days of competition, Hendrick Motorsports engineer John Boydston and Hendrick Automotive Group technician Dave Frey took home the title in the 20th annual Randy Dorton Hendrick Engine Builder Showdown.

The duo clocked in a build time of 23 minutes and 9 seconds, beating out 11 other teams to win the showdown. However, they did receive a 30 second time penalty for having a loose component on their engine. The runner-up team of Danny Emerick and Shane Flake clocked in a time of 23 minutes and 35 seconds with two 30 second penalties for loose components.

To qualify for the final matchup, 12 teams consisting of one Hendrick Motorsports engineer and one Hendrick Automotive Group technician joined forces to build a Chevrolet R07 race engine, assembling 243 parts as quickly and precisely as possible. The two teams that competed in the championship round were put head-to-head in the final assembly and had to build the same engine and have it run for 60 consecutive seconds.

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