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Kalitta looks to Las Vegas for turnaround to NHRA season
Las Vegas, prerace: To say that the 2006 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series has not turned out how Scott Kalitta, driver of the Kalitta Air nitro Funny Car, had planned after four events so far would be like saying a 7,000 horsepower, 325-mph Funny Car is just kind of fast.
Of the four NHRA national events contested this year, Kalitta and his team have successfully qualified for final eliminations only once (
ďWeíre really struggling. Itís easy to see,Ē Kalitta, the son of team owner and drag racing legend Connie Kalitta, said. ďIíve been driving a nitro car for 25 years now and Iíve been through a lot in this sport, but this is certainly one of the worst lows.
ďThe last two qualifying sessions in
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