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Ron Capps Motorsports Names New Assistant Crew Chief

RCM Car Chief Tom Buckingham Promoted to Assistant Crew Chief on NAPA Funny Car BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 15, 2022) – When longtime crew chief John Medlen announced his retirement toward the end of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Series season, the Ron Capps Motorsports team knew they were left with big shoes to fill. For

Ron Capps Clinches Third NHRA Funny Car Championship, First for Ron Capps Motorsports in its Rookie Season

World Champion Ron Capps

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2022) – In a dramatic final round to close out the 2022 season, defending NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps clinched his third series title, and the first for Ron Capps Motorsports, on Sunday at the NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Capps drove the NAPA AUTO PARTS

Ron Capps Goes No. 1 at NHRA Finals, Makes Big Move Toward Championship Defense

Ron Capps

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2022) – Two-time and defending NHRA Camping World Series Funny Car champion Ron Capps took his NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota GR Supra on a blistering 3.837-second ride at a track record speed of 337.33-mph during the final qualifying session on Saturday night at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to launch to

NHRA Finals Pre-Race Report

Countdown to the Championship Ranking: 2nd NHRA Finals Event Highlights: 2008 runner-up Capps is a four-time winner at the Spring event (1998, 2009, 2016, 2021) Four-time No. 1 qualifier (1999, 2012, 2015, 2018) 2021 NHRA Finals Recap: Qualified second; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Terry Haddock in E1; defeated by Matt Hagan in E2) 2022 NHRA Winternationals

Quarterfinal Finish for Ron Capps in Las Vegas Sets Up Heated Championship Battle Heading into NHRA Finals

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 30, 2022) – Two-time and defending NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps entered the NHRA Nevada Nationals race weekend ranked second in the Countdown to the Championship standings and 10 points behind No. 1 ranked Robert Hight. Capps was focused on the mission at hand during qualifying at the season’s penultimate

Dallas Victory Moves Ron Capps Closer to Another NHRA Funny Car World Championship

Texas NHRA FallNationals Winner

ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 16, 2022) – In an epic final-round feud between two NHRA Funny Car world champions, Ron Capps and the NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota GR Supra team came out ahead as the winners of the Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday night at the Texas Motorplex. Capps defeated former teammate Matt Hagan in the final