Alexis DeJoria (pictured) defeats Robert Hight to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. (Photo: Facebook - Alexis DeJoria)

(pictured) defeats to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals. (Photo: Facebook – )

Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, beating Robert Hight in the final.

DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria, had a run of 4.043 seconds at 309.63 mph in her Toyota Camry. Hight’s Ford Mustang lost traction.

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