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Pre-Race Report: Sonoma

NHRA Sonoma Nationals Event Highlights: Four-time event champion (1997, 2010, 2011, 2013) Four-time runner-up (2002, 2005, 2016, 2018) Two-time No. 1 qualifier (1998, 2021) 2023 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Event Recap: Qualified third; Semifinal finish (defeated Tim Gibbons in E1, Robert Hight in E2; defeated by Chad Green in E3) Last Event (Seattle): Qualified second; First

Ron Capps Reflects on First Round Incident at NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle

NHRA Northwest Nationals

KENT, Wash. (July 21, 2024) – Three-time NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps walked away unscathed from a violent explosion in the opening round of eliminations Sunday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals. The incident occurred after Capps pedaled his Ron Capps Motorsports hot rod numerous times in an attempt to regain traction in his first-round battle with Funny Car veteran

Pre-Race Report: Seattle

Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

NHRA Northwest Nationals Event Highlights: Four-time event champion Funny Car (1998, 2016, 2018) Top Fuel (1995) Five-time runner-up (2001, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2019) Two-time No. 1 qualifier (1997, 2012) 2023 NHRA Northwest Nationals Event Recap: Qualified third; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Jeff Diehl in E1; defeated by Tim Wilkerson in E2) Last Event (Norwalk): Qualified 10th;

Ron Capps Motorsports Partners with Muckleshoot Casino Resort for NHRA Northwest Nationals

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 16, 2024) – Three-time NHRA world champion Ron Capps and his NAPA Auto Care Funny Car team have teamed up with the Muckleshoot Casino Resort as part of a week-long partnership in conjunction with the NHRA Northwest Nationals taking place at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington this weekend, July 19 – 21.

Ron Capps Encouraged by Runner-Up Finish at NHRA Norwalk Nationals

Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

NORWALK, Ohio (June 30, 2024) – A streak of consistent passes sent Ron Capps to his first runner-up finish of the 2024 season Sunday afternoon at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Driving his NAPA AutoCare Toyota GR Supra Funny Car, Capps qualified No. 10 before racing through a marquee matchup and two past world

Ron Capps Motorsports Pre-Race Report: Norwalk

Virginia NHRA Nationals

NHRA Norwalk Nationals Event Highlights: 2016 event champion Three-time runner-up (2011, 2013, 2014) Three-time No. 1 qualifier (2019, 2021, 2022) 2023 NHRA Norwalk Nationals Event Recap: Qualified second; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Alex Laughlin in E1; defeated by J.R. Todd in E2) Last Event (Richmond): Qualified 11th; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Alexis DeJoria in E1; defeated by Austin

Ron Capps Motorsports Pre-Race Report: Richmond

SUPERGRIP NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Virginia NHRA Nationals Highlights: 2019 event champion Two-time runner-up (2000, 2007) 2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Event Recap: Qualified second; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Mike McIntire in E1; defeated by Robert Hight in E2) Note: The NHRA Mission Foods Series did not compete at Virginia Motorsports Park in 2023 Last Event (Bristol): Qualified third; Quarterfinal finish (defeated

Ron Capps Sees Promising Performance at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 9, 2024) – Ron Capps’ bid for a third consecutive Funny Car win at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals came to an end in a close second-round race Sunday afternoon at Bristol Dragway. Capps qualified third in his NAPA AutoCare Toyota GR Supra before falling in the quarterfinals to J.R. Todd. The