Kalitta looks for second straight Auto Club Finals trophy

Pomona Highlights: Defending event winner; Two wins (Fall 2016, Spring 2009); Seven finals (Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2010, Spring 2004, Fall 2009); Six no. 1 qualifiers (Spring 2014, Fall 2006, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2003, Spring 2001)

Last Event Recap (Las Vegas): Qualified fifth; Quarterfinalist (Defeated Scott Palmer in the first round, lost to Brittany Force in the quarter finals)

2016 Auto Club Finals Recap: Qualified third; Race winner (Defeated Shawn Reed in the first round, Tony Schumacher in the quarterfinals, Shawn Langdon in the semifinals and J.R. Todd in the finals)

Quotable: “Pomona has been a very good track for myself and the Mac Tools team. We picked up the win there last season, and our goal is to finish the season strong again with a win at the Auto Club Finals.”

Career Stats: 457 starts; 621 round wins (ninth all-time); 43 wins (Fifth all-time in Top Fuel); 91 finals; 49 no.1 qualifiers (tied 14th all-time)

2017 Season Stats: One win (Charlotte-II); Four finals (Pomona-I, Norwalk, Charlotte-II, St. Louis); Two no.1 qualifiers (Norwalk, Charlotte-II); 32 round wins; third in the standings

Kalitta Motorsports PR/Photo Gary Nastase Photography

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