NHRA: Alexis DeJoria to Miss Seattle Event Due to Injuries From Recent Crash

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NHRA Funny Car pilot Alexis DeJoria and her Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Funny Car team will not enter the 29th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle this weekend, due to injuries DeJoria sustained in a recent crash.

NHRA: DeJoria, Torrence, Anderson & Krawiec Claim Four-Wide No. 1 Qualifiers

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CONCORD, N.C. – official series release — NHRA photo — Alexis DeJoria raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car in front of a sold-out zMAX Dragway crowd Saturday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals presented by Lowes Foods. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their respective categories …

NHRA: DeJoria ‘Feeling Comfortable’ Heading to Phoenix; Looking to Score Win in the Desert

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CHANDLER, Ariz. – official series release — NHRA photo — The 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season opener at Pomona marked the 100th career Funny Car race for Alexis DeJoria, and as she heads into her fifth full season, the three-time winner feels more comfortable than ever behind the wheel of her 10,000-horsepower Tequila Patrόn Toyota Camry. The …

NHRA: Alexis DeJoria & Kalitta Motorsports Unveil 2016 Patrón Funny Car Paint Scheme

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. — official team release — ADR/Kalitta Motorsports photo — Alexis DeJoria Racing and Kalitta Motorsports have debuted the 2016 look for the Patrón Spirits Company-backed Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by Alexis DeJoria. DeJoria’s race team has become synonymous with the Tequila Patrón brand. After eight years in green, the team started the 2014 season-opener in Pomona, …

NHRA: Countdown Spots on the Line for DeJoria and Force; All-Female Fight Set to Light Up Indianapolis

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CLERMONT, Ind. — official series release — NHRA photo — Alexis DeJoria knows what is on the line at the world’s most prestigious drag race, the 61st annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. And like she proved a year ago, the Funny Car standout is more than capable of rising to the occasion on drag racing’s biggest stage. DeJoria is the …

NHRA: DeJoria Heads to Englishtown With Sense of Urgency Following Slow Start to 2015

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. — official series release — NHRA photo — It would be easy for Alexis DeJoria to sugarcoat the slow start her team has had during the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. She could bank on the fact that her Kalitta Motorsports team and her 10,000-horsepower Patrón XO Café Incendio Toyota Camry put together four final-round appearances and …

NHRA: Schumacher Clinches Eighth Top Fuel Title; Crampton, DeJoria, Line and Arana Jr. Claim No. 1 Qualifiers in Pomona

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POMONA, Calif. — official release — NHRA photo — Tony Schumacher earned a record eighth Top Fuel world championship title Saturday at the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) earned No. 1 qualifying positions and …

NHRA: DeJoria Embracing Countdown Spotlight During Breakout Year

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MADISON, Ill. — official release — NHRA photo — When Alexis DeJoria arrives at Gateway Motorsports Park for the 3rd annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals Sept. 26-28, she will do so with the hopes of winning her fourth Funny Car race in what has already been a tremendous 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. But appearing in her first Mello …