Team Kalitta Seattle Qualifying Report
**Only two qualifying sessions due to cancellation of Friday’s two sessions because of rain**
David Grubnic – Driver of the Optima Batteries Top Fuel Dragster
Q1: 3.815 sec. at 316.30 mph
Q2: 3.765 sec. at 317.57 mph (Three bonus points for quickest of the session and ties track record)
Qualifies: No. 2
Doug Kalitta – Driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster
Q1: 3.837 sec. at 312.64 mph
Q2: 4.907 sec. at 153.88 mph
Qualifies: No. 12
Del Worsham – Driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car
Q1: 4.158 sec. at 297.09 mph
Q2: 4.065 sec. at 303.84 mph (Three bonus points for quickest of the session)
Qualifies: No. 3
Alexis DeJoria – Driver of the Tequila Patron Toyota Camry Funny Car
Q1: 4.099 sec. at 297.88 mph
Q2: 6.561 sec. at 100.85 mph
Qualifies: No. 9
2) David Grubnic vs.15) Brandon Bernstein
12) Doug Kalitta vs. 5) Morgan Lucas
3) Del Worsham vs. 14) Cruz Pedregon
9) Alexis DeJoria vs. 8) Courtney Force
About Kalitta Motorsports:
Based in Ypsilanti, Mich., Kalitta Motorsports is a Top Fuel and Funny Car drag racing team in the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. The team was founded and is owned by drag racing icon Connie “the Bounty Hunter” Kalitta. For more than 50 years, Connie has been involved in the sport as a driver, tuner, and an owner. Kalitta Motorsports is one of the most successful teams in the history of auto racing with five world championships and over 50 national event titles in five different professional drag racing sanctioning bodies since it was established by Connie in 1959.
Del Worsham drives the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car for Team Kalitta. Alexis DeJoria pilots the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car. David Grubnic drives the OPTIMA Batteries/Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel dragster while Connie’s nephew, Doug Kalitta, pilots the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster. Connie serves as head tuner for all Team Kalitta entries. He is assisted by co-crew chiefs Jon Oberhofer and Nick Boninfante on the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, by Tommy Delago and Glen Huszar on the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car, and by Jim Oberhofer on the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster. Connie serves as crew chief on the Optima Batteries Top Fuel dragster.
Associate sponsors on Kalitta Motorsports’ race cars include Candlewood Suites, Red Line Oil, Technicoat Companies and JEGS.
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