Category Archives: Kalitta Motorsports News

Doug Kalitta Wins Betway Carolina NHRA Nationals for Back-to-Back Wins

TOP FUEL WINNER, POINTS LEADER Doug Kalitta, Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster Finals Broadcast Replay: 10 p.m.-1 a.m. eastern Tuesday, Sept. 26 on FS1 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. eastern Wednesday, Sept. 27 on FS2. Qualifying: Doug Kalitta was the No. 3 qualifier at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals; it was his 11th top-four qualifying effort […]

FEEDING AMERICA: THE “RACE TO END HUNGER” UPDATE

Feeding America

Following Race Two of Six Prior to the Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals, Kalitta Motorsports introduced the 2023 “Race to End Hunger,” a partnership among Kalitta Motorsports, DHL Express and Kalitta Air to accelerate the fight against food insecurity. For six NHRA Camping World Drag Racing national events, starting with the U.S. Nationals and ending […]

WIN NO. 50: ✅ NEXT ON THE TO-DO LIST: MORE ROUND WINS

Doug Wins Reading

YPSILANTI, Mich. (Sept. 20, 2023) – Doug Kalitta’s long and winding road to win No. 50 finally reached its destination at Maple Grove Raceway in Pennsylvania last weekend, and the win pushed him up to third in points and into the championship conversation. Now, it’s time make that 50th win mean even more. The NHRA […]

Doug Wins Pep Boys NHRA Nationals Reading

Doug Kalitta Wins Reading

Finals Broadcast: 9:30-11:30 p.m. eastern Monday, Sept. 18 on FS1 Qualifying: Doug Kalitta was the No. 3 qualifier at the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals; it was his 10th-top four qualifying effort of the season. During the Friday-evening session, Kalitta raced to a 3.696-second elapsed time at 331.45 mph for his best qualifying attempt. As the […]

Mac Tools Top Fuel Driver Doug Kalitta Will Drive Backup Car in Today’s Pep Boys NHRA Nationals

MOHNTON, Pa. – – (Sept. 17, 2023) Mac Tools Top Fuel driver Doug Kalitta will race a backup car in today’s Pep Boys NHRA Nationals following an incident during yesterday’s final round of qualifying. As the Mac Tools dragster completed its 3.748-second qualifying run at 332.10 mph Saturday afternoon, the right-rear tire shredded damaging the […]

FEEDING AMERICA: THE “RACE TO END HUNGER” UPDATE FOLLOWING RACE ONE of SIX

Feeding America

Prior to the Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals, Kalitta Motorsports introduced the 2023 “Race to End Hunger,” a partnership among Kalitta Motorsports, DHL Express and Kalitta Air to accelerate the fight against food insecurity. For six NHRA Camping World Drag Racing national events, starting with the U.S. Nationals and ending with the Nevada NHRA Nationals […]

WORLD’S BIGGEST DRAG RACE DRAWS HUGE AUDIENCE ON FOX DURING DODGE POWER BROKERS NHRA U.S. NATIONALS

WORLD’S BIGGEST DRAG RACE DRAWS HUGE AUDIENCE ON FOX DURING DODGE POWER BROKERS NHRA U.S. NATIONALS

The Big Go lives up to its name with millions of viewers on television and social media, big payouts, huge crowds and massive entry list INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 8, 2023) – The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series drew an impressive audience for the world’s biggest drag race, as nearly 2.1 million viewers tuned into original […]

J.R. Todd Leads Team Kalitta at U.S. Nationals with Runner-Up Finish; Kalitta Reaches Semifinals

Indy 2023 JR Todd

J.R. Todd, DHL Funny Car Qualifying: J.R. Todd was the No. 10 qualifier at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals. Todd’s best run, a 3.964-second effort at 324.12 mph, came during the opening qualifying round Friday evening. Eliminations: Todd defeated Blake Alexander, Bob Tasca and Cruz Pedregon to advance to the final round. After […]

Team Kalitta / DHL / Feeding America Partnership Announcement

Feeding America

YPSILANTI, Mich. — After a successful endeavor in four races one year ago, Kalitta Motorsports, long-time partner DHL Express and Kalitta Air are partnering again to accelerate the fight against food insecurity by helping those who need it most — working families, children and senior citizens – through a six-race program in 2023: The “Race […]