Early Exit for Team Patrón in the Windy City

JOLIET, Ill. (June 30, 2013)— After losing one round of qualifying on Friday due to inclement weather, the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team went into Sunday’s eliminations qualified in the No. 14 spot facing reigning NHRA World Champion Jack Beckman at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals with their 4.124-second run from […]

Team Kalitta Chicago Qualifying Report; Worsham Becomes Fifth Member of the Three-Second Club in Funny Car

THE RESULTS: Del Worsham: Driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car Q1: 4.679 seconds, 179.09 mph Q2: 4.054 seconds, 313.73 mph Q3: 3.999 seconds, 318.99 mph (Worsham becomes the fifth member of the 3-second club with eighth quickest run in the history of Funny Car) Qualifies: 4th Doug Kalitta – Driver of the Mac […]

Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 16th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Alexis DeJoria: Driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry The Results: Q1: 4.124 ET at 306.88 MPH Q2: 6.274 ET at 109.03 MPH Q3: 8.353 ET at 79.91 MPH *Note: Friday’s second qualifying run was cancelled due to inclement weather The Competition: No. 14 Alexis DeJoria vs. No. 3 Jack Beckman Quotables: Alexis […]

Alexis DeJoria to Kick-Off Chicago Race with White Sox First Pitch

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (June 25, 2013)— Coming off of two back-to-back race weekends in Bristol, Tenn. and Epping, N.H., the Tequila Patron Toyota Camry Funny Car team is full speed ahead as they prepare for the 16th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Ill. this weekend, June 28-30. While the past […]

Short Day for Team Patron at Inaugural New England Event

EPPING, N.H. (June 23, 2013) Round one of eliminations at the inaugural NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H. was the setting for an epic matchup between friends, and the only two female Funny Car drivers competing in the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Alexis DeJoria and Courtney Force. The two women, both […]

Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- Inaugural Auto-Plus New England Nationals

Alexis DeJoria: Driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry The Results: Q1: 4.236 ET at 297.75 MPH Q2:4.229 ET at 294.37 MPH Q3: 4.526 ET at 196.42 MPH Q4: 4.288 ET at 267.11 MPH The Competition: No. 14 Alexis DeJoria vs. No. 3 Courtney Force *DeJoria is 1-0 over C. Force in the […]

Team Kalitta Epping Qualifying Report; Kalitta Claims Fourth No. 1 Qualifier of Season

Team Kalitta Epping Qualifying Report; Kalitta Claims Fourth No. 1 Qualifier of Season

THE RESULTS:   Doug Kalitta – Driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster Q1: 4.273 seconds, 198.23 mph Q2: 3.795 seconds, 323.97 mph (Three bonus points for quickest of the session) Q3: 3.996 seconds, 293.09 mph Q4: 4.249 seconds, 202.39 mph   Qualifies: 1st – Kalitta grabs the No. 1 qualifying position for the […]

Team Kalitta to Race with Heavy Hearts in Epping

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EPPING, N.H. (June 20, 2013) – Team Kalitta will be competing this weekend in Epping, N.H. at the Inaugural NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway with much more on their minds than the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. This week the team led by Conrad “Connie” Kalitta lost a dear family member, […]

Visitation and services for Tammy Oberhofer

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Kalitta Motorsports is sad to announce the passing of one of our family members, Tammy “O” Oberhofer. Tammy succumbed to cancer June 18, 2013 after fiercely battling the disease for over a year.   Tammy, husband Jim “O”, and daughter Ashley have been an integral part of the Kalitta Motorsports family for 30 years. Tammy, […]