Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 45th annual Toyota NHRA SummerNationals

GNP GN1 4934A

The Results:

Q1: 4.127 ET at 297.48 MPH

Q2: 4.027 ET at 314.31 MPH

Q3: 6.982 ET at 100.91 MPH

Q4: 4.052 ET at 303.30 MPH (One bonus point for third quickest ET of the session)

The Competition:

No. 6 Alexis DeJoria with lane choice vs. No. 11 Jeff Arend


Alexis DeJoria, Driver

It just feels good to be one of the Toyota drivers that are in the top half of the field, with consistent, quick runs. I’ve got a great feeling about tomorrow, thanks to this awesome team that works so hard on the Patrón XO Cafe Toyota Camry. We’ve got our hot rod back!

TV Schedule


June 1, 4PM-7PM EST


About Alexis DeJoria

Alexis DeJoria, daughter of the famed John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems and proud owner of Tequila Patrόn, is a professional NHRA race car driver, competing in the nitro Funny Car class on the Kalitta Motorsports team. Alexis drives the Patrόn XO Cafe-sponsored 2014 Toyota Camry. Alexis, who had all the opportunity in the world to pursue any type of career, felt strongly about following her passion, and her need for adrenaline drove her to pursue the unlikely profession of auto-racing. The determination to ‘blaze her own trail’ continues to drive her and push her to higher levels in male dominated sport of drag racing.

About Kalitta Motorsports
Based in Ypsilanti, Mich., Kalitta Motorsports is a Top Fuel and Funny Car drag racing team in the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. The team was founded and is owned by drag racing icon Connie “the Bounty Hunter” Kalitta. For more than 50 years, Connie has been involved in the sport as a driver, tuner, and an owner. Kalitta Motorsports is one of the most successful teams in the history of auto racing with five world championships and over 50 national event titles in five different professional drag racing sanctioning bodies since it was established by Connie in 1959.