NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria withdraws from Charlotte, NC’s 8th Annual 4-Wide Nationals event scheduled for this weekend. The popular drag racing driver cited a family matter as cause of her absence in a statement from her camp.
We wish all the best for Alexis DeJoria and her family, and hope that she returns quickly to the tour. In her absence, DeJoria has appointed Kalitta Motorsports Director of Safety and established Funny Car pilot Chad Head to drive the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry.
DeJoria, who was already feeling under the weather at the previous event in Houston, is looking forward to getting back behind the wheel of her Patrón Funny Car as soon as possible.
Head and the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team will began qualifying for the eighth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Friday, April 28 at 4:30 PM EST.