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Alexis DeJoria Pilot Of Patrón XO Cafe

September 18, 201510 min
Pilot of one of the world’s most powerful race cars, NHRA superstar Alexis DeJoria brings a different energy to the sport with her ‘rock n roll’ vibe. Alexis was bitten by the racing bug early on and currently drives a 10,000-horsepower nitro Funny Car. These nitromethane-burning, fire-breathing machines exceed speeds of over 300 mph, and can cover 1,000 feet in less than four quick seconds. Rather than jump right in to the cockpit of one of the fastest accelerating cars on the planet, Alexis wanted to learn the ropes and work her way through the NHRA’s slower Sportsman classes before suiting up to drive a nitro Funny Car. She began her NHRA career in 2005, first competing in the Super Gas category and then moving into a rear engine Super Comp dragster. Within eight months of her NHRA debut, she advanced to two final-rounds and went on to win the coveted Sportsman Nationals in Fontana, Calif. Always looking to go faster and feeling comfortable with her success, Alexis moved in to a T

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