Team Kalitta Dallas Qualifying Report; Kalitta Leads Team Kalitta in to Sunday’s Eliminations at Texas Motorplex

Only two qualifying sessions were completed due to weather


Doug Kalitta – Driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster
Q1: 3.835 sec. at 320.58 mph
Q2: 3.825 sec. at 318.39 mph (Three bonus points for quickest of the session)

Qualifies: No. 2

David Grubnic – Driver of the Candlewood Suites Top Fuel Dragster
Q1: 3.895 sec. at 300.40 mph
Q2: 3.848 sec. at 320.43 mph

Qualifies: No. 7

Alexis DeJoria – Driver of the Tequila Patron Toyota Camry Funny Car
Q1: No time; Left before tree was activated
Q2: 4.166 sec. at 303.50 mph

Qualifies: No. 11

Del Worsham – Driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car
Q1: 5.183 sec. at 195.85 mph
Q2: 4.262 sec. at 291.95 mph

Qualifies: No. 16


Top Fuel:
2) Doug Kalitta vs.15) Larry Dixon
7) David Grubnic vs. 10) Brittany Force
Funny Car:
11) Alexis DeJoria vs. 5) Jack Beckman
16) Del Worsham vs. 1) Robert Hight


Event Schedule:

Tomorrow’s eliminations in Dallas begin at 11:00 a.m. (CT)
Times and dates subject to change.

ESPN TV Schedule:
9/21/2013   Qualifying
   11:30 PM-1 AM (ET)   ESPN News
9/22/2013   Finals
   8:30 PM-11:30 PM (ET)   ESPN2
9/22/2013   Qualifying
   3:30 AM-5 AM (ET)   ESPN2

Times and dates subject to change.

About Kalitta Motorsports:

Based in Ypsilanti, Mich., Kalitta Motorsports is a Top Fuel and Funny Car drag racing team in the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. The team was founded and is owned by drag racing icon Connie “the Bounty Hunter” Kalitta. For more than 50 years, Connie has been involved in the sport as a driver, tuner, and an owner. Kalitta Motorsports is one of the most successful teams in the history of auto racing with five world championships and over 50 national event titles in five different professional drag racing sanctioning bodies since it was established by Connie in 1959.

Del Worsham drives the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car for Team Kalitta. Alexis DeJoria pilots the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car. David Grubnic drives the OPTIMA Batteries/Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel dragster while Connie’s nephew, Doug Kalitta, pilots the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster. Connie serves as head tuner for all Team Kalitta entries. He is assisted by co-crew chiefs Jon Oberhofer and Nick Boninfante on the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, by Tommy DeLago and Glen Huszar on the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car,  and by Jim Oberhofer on the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster. Connie serves as crew chief on the Optima Batteries Top Fuel dragster.

Associate sponsors on Kalitta Motorsports’ race cars include Candlewood Suites, Red Line Oil, Technicoat and JEGS.

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