Category Archives: Race Reports

NHRA Mile-High Nationals Pre-Race Report

Alexis DeJoria

NHRA Mile-High Nationals Event Highlights: 2021 event runner-up 2022 NHRA Mile-High Nationals Event Recap:Qualified seventh; First round exit (defeated by Tim Wilkerson in E1) Last Event (Norwalk):Qualified fourth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Paul Lee in E1; defeated by Blake Alexander in E2) 2023 Statistics:Nine races; two runner-up finishes Career Statistics:203 races; six wins, six No. 1 qualifiers Noteworthy: As a […]

Alexis DeJoria Ready to Put Norwalk in the Rear View, Move On to Denver

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NORWALK, Ohio (June 25, 2023) – After laying down the quickest elapsed time of the opening round of Funny Car eliminations at the NHRA Norwalk Nationals on Sunday, Alexis DeJoria was ready to race to her second consecutive final round following her successful Bristol, Tenn. outing. Unfortunately, DeJoria’s Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra left the […]

NHRA Norwalk Nationals Pre-Race Report

12th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

ALEXIS DEJORIADriver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car 2022 NHRA Norwalk Nationals Event Recap:Qualified sixth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Paul Lee in E1; defeated by Robert Hight in E2) Last Event (Bristol):Qualified fifth; Event runner-up (defeated Cruz Pedregon in E1, Bobby Bode in E2, Robert Hight in E3; defeated by Ron Capps in […]

Alexis DeJoria Advances to Second Final Round of 2023 Season

Alexis in Final Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 11, 2023) – Alexis DeJoria’s strong start to the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season continued during the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals as she raced to a runner-up finish on Sunday at Bristol Dragway. Facing defending series and event champion Ron Capps in the final round, DeJoria powered her Bandero Premium […]

DeJoria Out Early at Postponed Epping Race, Will Start Saturday at Bristol from Provisional No. 5 Spot

Alexis Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 9, 2023) – After rain canceled the final qualifying session and all four rounds of eliminations at the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H. last weekend, Camping World Series competitors headed south to Bristol Dragway to complete the event during qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. DeJoria qualified her Bandero Premium Tequila […]

NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Pre-Race Report

Alexis DeJoria

ALEXIS DEJORIADriver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car Event Note:Due to persistent rain, last weekend’s NHRA New England Nationals from Epping, N.H. were postponed following Saturday qualifying. Eliminations will be contested this weekend during qualifying for the Thunder Valley Nationals as follows: FRIDAYBristol Q2/Epping E1 SATURDAYBristol Q3/Epping E2Epping E3 (#2Fast2Tasty E1)Bristol Q4/Epping finals […]

NHRA New England Nationals Pre-Race Report

Alexis Loves the crowds

ALEXIS DEJORIADriver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Ca NHRA New England NationalsEvent 7 of 21New England DragwayEpping, N.H.June 2 – 4, 2023 NHRA New England Nationals Event Highlights: 2014 event runner-up 2022 NHRA New England Nationals Recap:Qualified ninth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Tim Wilkerson in E1; defeated by Robert Hight in E2) Last Event […]

Alexis DeJoria Ready to Put Route 66 Nationals in the Rearview

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JOLIET, Ill. (May 21, 2023) – It had been six long years since Alexis DeJoria had last visited Route 66 Raceway. Returning for the first time since 2017, she was looking forward to celebrating her milestone 200th Funny Car event at the historic Joliet, Ill. facility, but after struggling during qualifying, and experiencing a starting line […]

DC Motorsports Pre-Race Report: Chicago

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ALEXIS DEJORIADriver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car 2017 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Event Recap:Qualified fifth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Cruz Pedregon in E1; defeated by Matt Hagan in E2)Note: NHRA did not compete at Chicago 2020 – 2022; DeJoria did not compete on the NHRA circuit in 2018, 2019 Last Event (Charlotte […]

Alexis DeJoria Charges to Runner-Up Finish at Charlotte Four-Wide Nationals

Alexis Sunday

CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2023) – A series of ultra-quick passes, including a career-best elapsed time in eliminations, carried Alexis DeJoria to a runner-up finish Sunday evening at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. She’s now ranked second in the Funny Car point standings leaving the fifth race on the 2023 NHRA Camping […]

Alexis DeJoria Powers to the Provisional Pole at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Circle K NHRA Four Wide Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. (April 28, 2023) – Alexis DeJoria powered to the provisional Funny Car pole during day one of qualifying at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Concord, N.C. Under the zMAX Dragway lights, DeJoria clocked a stout 3.876 E.T. at 333.08 MPH aboard the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra. Not only was the […]

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Pre-Race Report

Alexis Dejoria

Driver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Event Highlights: 2016 No. 1 qualifier Overall zMAX Dragway stats: 2022 runner-up (Fall race) Two-time No. 1 qualifier (Fall 2014, Spring 2016) 2022 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Recap:Qualified ninth; First round exit (defeated by John Force, Bob Tasca in E1) Last Event (Las […]

DeJoria and Bandero GR Supra Team Continue to Impress in Las Vegas

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NHRA Four-Wide NationalsEvent 4 of 21The Strip at Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayLas VegasApril 14 – 16, 2023 LAS VEGAS (April 16, 2023) – Alexis DeJoria continued her streak of qualifying in the No. 2 position and advancing into the later elimination rounds on Sunday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas. DeJoria, who has enjoyed […]

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Pre-Race Report

Alexis Dejoria

ALEXIS DEJORIADriver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car Las Vegas 1 Event Highlights: Two-time event champion (2014, 2016) Note: The Las Vegas 1 four-wide format was first introduced in 2018 2022 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Recap:Qualified 10th; Semifinal finish (defeated Jim Campbell, Cruz Pedregon in E1, John Force, Blake Alexander in E2; […]