Nitro Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is having a breakout season in the NHRA

Alexis DeJoria’s journey to the NHRA began when she went to the Winternationals in Pomona, CA as a 16-year-old. DeJoria knew she liked racing, but was not sure what type of racing she wanted to pursue until she saw John Force and her current teammate, Del Worsham, rocket down the track in their Nitro Funny Cars. She said the experience, “pretty much set it in stone.”

Before DeJoria started a career as a professional racer, she finished high school and went to work for the family company, Paul Mitchell Systems. After four years of working at Paul Mitchell, and gaining invaluable business experience, DeJoria decided to give racing a go, and enrolled in Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School. Read More