Reigning Funny Car World Champ Ron Capps Earns First No. 1 Qualifier of the 2023 NHRA Season

2023 NHRA, Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 11, 2023) – Reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps clinched the category’s first No. 1 qualifier award of the year on Saturday at Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Fla. Capps launched to the top of the timing sheets when he powered his NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra to a blistering 3.874

Ron Capps Motorsports Sparks Partnership with DRiV’s Champion® Brand

Ron Capps

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 9, 2023) – Two-time defending NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps and his NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car team have solidified a partnership with DRiV’s Champion® brand, it was announced today. For over 115 years, the iconic Champion brand has been a world leader in the manufacturing of spark

NHRA Gatornationals Pre-Race Report

Ron Capps GatorNationalls

Driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car NHRA Gatornationals Event Highlights: Four-time event champion (2006, 2007, 2015, 2020) Two-time runner-up (2000, 2016) 2021 No. 1 qualifier 2022 NHRA Gatornationals Recap: Qualified 10th; Semifinal finish (defeated Bob Tasca in E1, John Force in E2; defeated by Blake Alexander in E3) Last Event

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