NHRA Las Vegas 2 Pre-Race Report

Alexis DeJoria

Driver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car

Countdown to the Championship Ranking: 9th (-265)
NHRA Nevada Nationals Event Highlights:

  • 2021 No. 1 qualifier

The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Overall Highlights:

  • Two-time event champion (Las Vegas 1: 2014, 2016)
  • 2021 Las Vegas 2 No. 1 qualifier

2022 NHRA Nevada Nationals Event Recap:
Qualified eighth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Paul Lee in E1; defeated by Robert Hight in E2)
Last Event (Dallas):
Qualified eighth; First round exit (defeated by Tim Wilkerson in E1)
2023 Statistics:
19 races; three runner-up finishes
Career Statistics:
213 races; six wins, six No. 1 qualifiers
Fan Events:

  • Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., NHRA Nevada Nationals Fanfest driver autograph session, Fremont Street Experience
  • Saturday, 10:30 -11:30 a.m., Team Toyota autograph session at Toyota midway display

“The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a track we’ve had great success at. With this being the second-to-last race of the season, it’s important that we go rounds on Sunday. Obviously, we’re not in the championship hunt anymore but we can still finish the year out strong.”