Alexis DeJoria to appear at Moe's Cantina



Patrón XO Cafe Incendio Funny Car Driver Alexis DeJoria comes to town ahead of Route 66 NHRA Nationals, July 9-12

What:               On Thursday, July 9, Alexis DeJoria will be guest bartending at Moe’s Cantina River North, located at155 W. Kinzie St., from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. DeJoria is sponsored by Patrón XO Cafe Incendio, and will be serving special Patrón cocktails for fans and media members. DeJoria is scheduled to race in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals July 9-12 at Route 66 Raceway.          

Who:                Piloting 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. DeJoria drives a 10,000-horsepower nitro Funny Car, and is currently ninth in the point standings. She also made history when she became the first woman ever to make a sub-four second run, with a 3.997-second ET.

DeJoria is also the only driver on the NHRA circuit to have claimed wins in each the Super Comp, Top Alcohol Funny Car, and fuel Funny Car classes.


When:              Thursday, July 9 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.


Where:             Moe’s Cantina River North (155 W. Kinzie St, Chicago, IL)


Media Contact: Chicagoland Speedway

                        Nicole Mancuso Meagher




                        Alexis DeJoria Racing

                        Allison McCormick



Once a year, the biggest stars in drag racing roar down the drag strip at the Route 66 Raceway Nationals while reaching speeds of over 300 MPH. The NHRA is world-renowned for the access at its races, where every ticket serves as a pit pass. That means in addition to viewing races from the grandstands, race fans can also stand within feet of the crew chiefs to smell the nitro as they rebuild engines, or get an up-close look at their favorite driver for some autographs.

To purchase tickets to the Route 66 NHRA Nationals, visit us online at, call 888-629-RACE, download the Route 66  Raceway mobile app,  visit the Route 66 Raceway Administrative office Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm or stop by box office the day of the event.

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