Race Reports

Alexis DeJoria

Chad Head, Fill-In Driver of the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car

Qualified:
No. 14 (4.030 E.T. at 292.90 MPH)

The Results: 
E1: 4.451 E.T. at 280.54 MPH defeated Del Worsham 4.843 E.T. at 189.90 MPH; defeated by Ron Capps 3.926 E.T. at 322.65 MPH and John Force 3.937 E.T. at 309.20 MPH

Quotable:
Chad Head, DriverWe smoked the tires in these tough conditions and weren't able to move on to round two today, unfortunately. This is a great group of guys and they did a great job. I'm super honored to have been chosen to drive the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry in Alexis' absence.Note: Chad Head is filling in for Tequila Patrón Funny Car pilot Alexis DeJoria while she tends to a family matter. 

NHRA Countdown to the Championship Points Standing:
Alexis DeJoria:
208 points, ranked 12th 
Leads 13th ranked Del Worsham by three points
Trails 11th ranked Tim Wilkerson by 25 points