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Ron Capps Jumps to Second in Funny Car Points Following Runner-Up at Route 66 Nationals

JOLIET, Ill. (May 21, 2023) – Three-time and defending NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps came up just one win light short of a third Route 66 Raceway victory, as he fell to Tim Wilkerson in the final round Sunday afternoon at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. For his efforts, the driver of the

Ron Capps Wins Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Challenge at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

The Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Presented by Peak Performance

JOLIET, Ill. (May 20, 2023) – Ron Capps closed out qualifying at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals by powering to victory in the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Funny Car challenge on Saturday evening. Capps clocked a winning run of 3.941 seconds at 328.30 MPH aboard the NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota GR Supra to defeat Terry Haddock,

Route 66 NHRA Nationals Pre-Race Report

RON CAPPS Driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car Route 66 Raceway Event Highlights: Two-time winner 2017 Route 66 Nationals 2005 Fall race (discontinued after 2005) Four-time runner-up (2007, 2016, 2018; 2002 Fall race) 2013 No. 1 qualifier 2019 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Event Recap: Qualified third; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Bob

Ron Capps Takes NAPA Funny Car to Final Quad at Charlotte Four-Wide Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2023) – Ron Capps rolled into zMAX Dragway for the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals as the most recent Funny Car winner at the Charlotte-area facility after winning the 2022 Carolina Nationals. The three-time and reigning world champion was seeking a second consecutive win at zMAX and his second Four-Wide Nationals

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Pre-Race Report

Driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Event Highlights: 2017 event champion 2014 No. 1 qualifier Overall zMAX Dragway stats: Four-time winner One No. 1 qualifier 2022 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Recap: Qualified third; Semifinal finish (defeated Dale Creasy Jr., Chad Green in E1, Matt Hagan, J.R. Todd in