Category Archives: Kalitta Motorsports News

Team Patrón Looking for Strong Start Going Into the Homestretch

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (September 10, 2013)— It’s down to the homestretch of the 24-race 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series. With just six races left, Alexis DeJoria and the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team are looking to close out the season strong. Coming off of their season best run in […]

Team Kalitta Returns to Michigan After Successful Outing at U.S. Nationals; Kalitta and Worsham Enter Countdown to the Championship with Momentum

YPSILANTI, Mich., (Sept. 4, 2013) – There are now only six events remaining on the 2013 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series calendar. At the previous event last weekend, the 59th annual running of the world-renowned U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, the Team Kalitta contingent of Doug Kalitta, Del Worsham, David Grubnic and Alexis DeJoria had mixed […]

DeJoria Makes Her Best Run of 2013 Season at Indy

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (September 2, 2013)—Alexis DeJoria powered her 10,000 horsepower Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car to an impressive run of 4.036-seconds at 312.35-mph in the first round of eliminations at the 59th annual U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, her quickest run of the 2013 season.   The run would […]

Indy Report; Worsham and DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car team Lead the Way for Team Kalitta into Eliminations

THE RESULTS: Del Worsham – Driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car Q1: 4.108 sec. at 300.00 mph Q2: 4.045 sec. at 313.15 mph (One bonus point for third quickest of the session) Q3: 4.091 sec. at 311.63 mph Q4: 4.815 sec. at 166.21 mph Qualifies: No. 3 David Grubnic – Driver of the […]

Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 59th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals

Alexis DeJoria: Driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry The Results: Q1: 6.847 ET at 97.91 MPH Q2: 11.118 ET at 74.82 MPH Q3: 4.132 ET at 304.53 MPH Q4: 4.081 ET at 309.77 MPH (third quickest run of the session) The Competition: No. 12 Alexis DeJoria vs. No. 5 Ron Capps Quotables: […]

Worsham More Excited Than Normal Going Into NHRA’s Biggest Event in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (Aug. 28, 2013) – Del Worsham, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car for Kalitta Motorsports, is kind of like a child waiting to open his gifts on Christmas morning these days as his level of anticipation has skyrocketed for this weekend’s annual running of the 59th annual running of the most […]

Grubnic Knows Going Rounds in Indy is Best Chance for NHRA Countdown Hopes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (Aug. 28, 2013) – Native Australian David Grubnic, driver of the Optima Batteries/Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports, has only one thing on his mind heading into this weekend’s 59th annual running of the most prestigious drag racing event in the world, the NHRA U.S. Nationals at the Raceway at […]

Kalitta Going to the Big Go in Indianapolis Looking to Lock Up Lifelong Wish with NHRA U.S. Nationals Win

  Kalitta Going to the Big Go in Indianapolis Looking to Lock Up Lifelong Wish with NHRA U.S. Nationals Win INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (Aug. 27, 2013) – For Doug Kalitta, driver of the 10,000-horsepower “Big Red” Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports, there are two things he desperately wants to add to his already […]

Jam-Packed Week in Indy Leading Up to ‘The Big Go’

      DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (August 27, 2013)—With “The Big Go” just days away, Alexis DeJoria, driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car, is gearing up for a jam-packed week leading up to the most prestigious event of the season- the 59th annual U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. […]