NHRA Driver
Brady Kalivoda
Kalivoda
  • Date of birth:
    March 23, 1973
  • Hometown:
    Seattle
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Warrior Racing dragster
  • Crew Chief:
    Bob Peck
  • Career Wins: 0
  • Career Final Rounds: 0
  • Career Best E.T.:
    3.919
  • Career Best Speed:
    308.64
Career Highlights
  • 2011: Qualified 13th (out of 25 entries) in his first race behind the wheel of the Mike Dakin-owned Warrior Racing dragster at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals
  • 2007: Set career bests for both e.t. and speed
  • 2006: Runner-up at the NitrOlympics in Hockenheim, Germany. Also set the German national e.t. record at 4.87 seconds.
  • 2005: Won Top Fuel at the NitrOlympics in Hockenheim, Germany.
  • 2004: Qualified for all 14 events in which he entered; Attended 14 races, the most since his Top Fuel driving debut in 2001; Clocked career-best performances for time and speed; Qualified a season-high eighth at Seattle
  • 2001: Qualified in his professional driving debut at the Prolong Super Lubricants NHRA Northwest Nationals in his hometown of Seattle; Earned NHRA Top Fuel license in April
  • Drove a 200-mph nostalgia A/Fuel dragster on a regional level for four seasons while attending college
  • 1992: Earned NHRA Super Comp license
  • Former crewmember for the teams of Tom Hoover, Jim Head, and Tony Schumacher

Personal
  • Son: Brooks 
  • Height/weight: 5'10", 165 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Wakeboarding, snowboarding, mountain biking, avid fan of Seattle pro sports teams
  • Father, Dick Kalivoda, is a former driver, having campaigned several cars out of the Northwest during the 1960s, most notably “The Joker” Top Fueler from 1968-1970
  • Graduated magna cum laude from Central Washington University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • www.bradykalivoda.com

 
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