Ron Capps Misses Out On Sonoma Final Round by .006 Seconds

SONOMA, Calif. (July 30, 2023) – Three-time and reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps parlayed a strong qualifying effort at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals into a late-round finish Sunday afternoon at Sonoma Raceway. The driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra came up just .006 seconds short in the semifinals, missing

NHRA Sonoma Nationals Pre-Race Report

RON CAPPS Driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car 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) 2022 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Event Recap: Qualified second; First round exit (defeated by John Force in E1) Last

Ron Capps Has Successful Seattle Outing But Falls Short of Event Win

KENT, Wash. (July 23, 2023) – Ron Capps continued his quest for a fourth Funny Car world championship as the NHRA returned to Pacific Raceways near Seattle for the NHRA Northwest Nationals, the second of three Western Swing events. While he didn’t leave with the hardware, the No. 2 ranked driver of the NAPA Auto

Ron Capps Wins Third Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge at NHRA Northwest Nationals

KENT, Wash. (July 22, 2023) – Ron Capps clinched his third #2Fast2Tasty Funny Car Challenge win on Saturday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals near Seattle when he defeated his fellow Toyota Racing teammate J.R. Todd in the final round of the Mission Foods-backed race-within-a-race. The three-time and twice-defending Funny Car world champion secured his spot

NHRA Northwest Nationals Pre-Race Report

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) 2022 NHRA Northwest Nationals Event Recap: Qualified eighth; First round exit (defeated by Robert Hight in E1) Last Event (Denver): Qualified fifth; Semifinal finish (defeated Terry

Ron Capps Advances to Semifinals in Denver, Maintains No. 2 Ranking

MORRISON, Colo. (July 16, 2023) – After capturing victory No. 74 last month, Ron Capps was looking to etch his name in the Bandimere Speedway history books by clinching his milestone 75th NHRA triumph on Sunday at the final running of the NHRA Mile-High Nationals in Morrison, Colo. near Denver. Surprisingly, the second-winningest Funny Car

NHRA Mile-High Nationals Pre-Race Report

NHRA Mile-High Nationals Event Highlights: 2009 event champion and No. 1 qualifier Three-time runner-up (1998, 2007, 2018) 2022 NHRA Mile-High Nationals Event Recap: Qualified fifth; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Paul Lee in E1; defeated by Bob Tasca in E2) Last Event (Norwalk): Qualified second; Quarterfinal finish (defeated Alex Laughlin in E1; defeated by J.R. Todd in