Alexis DeJoria to miss NHRA Seattle race after crash

SEATTLE (AP) Funny Car pilot Alexis DeJoria will be sidelined for the NHRA Northwest Nationals this weekend because of injuries from a recent crash.

The Kalitta Motorsports team will not enter the event after DeJoria injured her back and pelvis in a crash against the retaining wall last weekend in Sonoma, California.

DeJoria hopes to return at the NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota.

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