Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 8th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

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Alexis DeJoria: Driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Patrón XO Cafe Toyota Camry

The Results:
Q1: 4.127 ET at 309.91 MPH
Q2: 13.055 ET at 75.30 MPH
Q3: 4.767 ET at 74.50 MPH
Q4: 4.076 ET at 311.49 MPH

The Competition:

No. 10 Alexis DeJoria vs. No. 8 Chad Head

Alexis DeJoria, Driver
Happy 4th of July weekend, everybody! The Patrón XO Cafe Toyota Camry did pretty well during qualifying. We were trying to run a bit faster but had a few hiccups. On our last qualifying pass we ran a 4.07, which was good. We’re in the show and we’ll see what happens tomorrow on raceday.

TV Schedule
July 5, 11PM-1AM EST

July 6, 9PM-12AM 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.