Despite First Round Loss, Team Patrón Feeling Optimistic

NORWALK, Ohio (July 7, 2013)— Sunday found the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team packing up early after a first round loss at the 7th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio. The No. 13 qualified Patrón team faced No. 4 qualifier Johnny Gray during round one of eliminations. After […]

Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 7th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

Alexis DeJoria: Driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry   The Results: Q1: 4.192 ET at 302.62 MPH Q2: 4.124 ET at 281.07 MPH Q3: 5.608 ET at 126.87 MPH Q4: 4.308 ET at 294.88 MPH   The Competition: No. 13 Alexis DeJoria vs. No. 4 Johnny Gray   Quotables: Alexis DeJoria, Driver […]

Team Kalitta Norwalk Qualifying Report; Kalitta Qualifies No. 1 for Fifth Time This Season

Kalitta No 1 Norwalk

THE RESULTS:Doug Kalitta: Driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel DragsterQ1: 3.805 seconds, 323.35 mph (Three bonus points for best of the session)Q2: 3.767 seconds, 327.74 mph (Three bonus points for best of the session)Q3: 3.880 seconds, 312.42 mphQ4: 5.423 seconds, 127.05 mph Qualifies: 1st QUOTABLE:Doug Kalitta – “It’s great to be No. 1 again. […]

Kalitta Looking for Breakthrough Win at “Home Track” in Norwalk

Doug Kalitta Norwalk

NORWALK, Ohio, (July 4, 2013) – Doug Kalitta, driver of the 10,000-horsepower “Big Red” Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports, thinks this may be the weekend that he and the Mac Tools team pick up their first “Wally” trophy of the 2013 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series at his “home track”, Norwalk Motorsports […]

Grubnic Going to Norwalk with High Hopes

David Grubnic

NORWALK, Ohio, (July 3, 2013) – Native Australian David Grubnic, driver of the Optima Batteries/Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports, hopes that this weekend will see a change of fortune for him and his team as they celebrate America’s Independence Day and compete in the annual running of NHRA Norwalk Nationals at […]

Worsham Wants Momentum to Continue in Norwalk

NORWALK, Ohio, (July 3, 2013) – Del Worsham, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car for Kalitta Motorsports, is eager to get his 10,000-horsepower “fuel flopper” back on the track and celebrate America’s Independence Day at the annual running of NHRA Norwalk Nationals at Norwalk Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. “I’m very excited to […]

Team Patrón Looking to End Four Race Summer Stretch on a Strong Note

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (July 3, 2013)— As the grueling four race back-to-back string of mid-summer NHRA events comes to an end with the 7th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio this weekend, the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team hopes to finish out the stretch strong before the much […]

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 […]