Pre-Race NHRA Route 66 Nationals

Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals
Presented by PEAK Performance
Event 6 of 20
Route 66 Raceway
Joliet, Ill.
May 17 – 19

ALEXIS DEJORIA
Driver of the Bandero Premium Tequila Toyota GR Supra Funny Car

2023 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Event Recap:
Qualified 15th; First round exit (defeated by Cruz Pedregon in E1)

Last Event (Charlotte 1):
Qualified fourth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Buddy Hull, Ron Capps in E1; defeated by John Force, J.R. Todd in E2)

2024 Statistics:
Five races; one runner-up finish

Career Statistics:
220 races; six wins, six No. 1 qualifiers

Noteworthy:

  • Competed in her 200th professional event during the 2023 NHRA Route 66 Nationals
    • Made history when she became the first female Funny Car driver to enter 100 events during the 2016 Winternationals, and at last year’s Chicago race, became the first woman to reach the 200 Funny Car events milestone

Fan Events:
Saturday, 10 – 10:30 a.m., Team Toyota autograph session at the Toyota Racing Experience midway display

Quotable:
“We had a taste of what our Bandero Toyota GR Supra is capable of at the last race in Charlotte. We made same major changes within the team going into that event, but it didn’t slow us down by any means. Our team is on the verge of winning any given Sunday.”