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Mar 16

NHRA: Kalitta, Hight Win At NHRA Gatornationals

Robert Hight, far lane, got the best of his boss, John Force, in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: NHRA)

, far lane, got the best of his boss, , in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: )

John Force and were looking to make history Sunday at the NHRA .

Those plans went up in smoke — literally.

Force and Brown spun their tires in the finals, helping Robert Hight and record easy victories in the top two divisions.

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Feb 23

NHRA: DeJoria Races To Her First Funny Car Victory

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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