Kalitta Motorsports threw out a bombshell two days after the Dodge NHRA Nationals at Reading by announcing the termination of 30-year-plus employee Jim Oberhofer.
With a period of adjustment behind him, Todd takes on the added chore this year of helping his friend and teammate, Shawn Langdon, make the same adjustments he did last year.
Kalitta Motorsports is going to look a bit different this year.
Kalitta Motorsports has just announced a partial-season partnership between long-time business associates DHL and team owner Connie Kalitta’s Kalitta Air.
Australian Richie Crampton, who drove the SealMaster dragster fielded by Kalitta Motorsports in the last seven races of 2017, has been retained for next year.
Paul Lee, owner of McLeod Racing, will retire from drag racing after suffering a massive heart attack over the winter.
Doug Kalitta may be the quiet sort, not as expressive as some of his fellow NHRA Top Fuel competitors, but it’s his internal drive to win that makes him so deadly against all other drivers on the dragstrip.
Despite not being able to compete, DeJoria still wants to see her Patrón Toyota Camry in the Winners Circle before the year’s end.
Alexis DeJoria is back on the track and aiming for a strong finish in the NHRA Mello Yello series championship. Don’t miss our upcoming live Twitter chat with this Funny Car driver!
Members of the Tequila Patrón Funny Car team have worked tirelessly upon returning to Kalitta Motorsports headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan following the crash that sidelined DeJoria