Ron Capps Puts Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme Tribute Funny Car in NHRA U.S. Nationals Winner’s Circle

Ron Capps Wins US Nationals 2023

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 4, 2023) – Fifty years after Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme won the 1973 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Funny Car, reigning event champion Ron Capps put the iconic ‘Snake’ Hot Wheels livery back in the winner’s circle at the 69th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals on Monday at Indianapolis Raceway Park. With Prudhomme standing behind

Ron Capps to Pay Tribute to Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme with Hot Wheels Throwback Livery at NHRA U.S. Nationals

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (August 25, 2023) – Ron Capps, reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion and winner of the 2022 NHRA U.S. Nationals, will have a new look when he defends his title at Indianapolis Raceway Park over Labor Day weekend. Capps’ NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra will sport a throwback livery paying tribute to

Ron Capps Takes Over Funny Car Points Lead with Brainerd Win, Reaches Milestone 75th Victory

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 20, 2023) – Three-time and reigning NHRA Funny Car world champion Ron Capps secured a milestone victory Sunday afternoon when he defeated Robert Hight in the final round of the NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR). After qualifying No. 1 for the 38th time in his career, Capps drove his NAPA

Ron Capps Takes Top Honors During Qualifying at Brainerd International Raceway

No. 1 Qualifier

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 19, 2023) – Ron Capps scored his second No. 1 qualifier of the 2023 NHRA Camping World Series season on Saturday at the NHRA Brainerd Nationals, the penultimate event before the Countdown to the Championship playoffs begin. The three-time and defending Funny Car world champion earned the pole on the strength of

Ron Capps Closes Out Friday in Brainerd from the Provisional Pole

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 18, 2023) – Ron Capps powered the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra to the provisional pole on Friday night at Brainerd International Raceway. The three-time and twice-defending Funny Car world champion clocked a 3.894 at 330.23 MPH time aboard his 11,000-horsepower machine during the second qualifying session to launch to the

NHRA Brainerd Pre-Race Report

RON CAPPS Driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Toyota GR Supra Funny Car NHRA Brainerd Nationals Event Highlights: Six-time event champion (1998, 2001, 2012-2014, 2019) Four-time runner-up (1997, 2009, 2011, 2022) 2000 No. 1 qualifier 2022 NHRA Brainerd Nationals Event Recap: Qualified fourth; Event runner-up (defeated John Force in E1, Bobby Bode in E2, Alexis DeJoria

Ron Capps Maintains No. 2 Points Position After Quarterfinal Finish in Topeka

2023 Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals

TOPEKA, Kan. (August 13, 2023) – NHRA Funny Car star Ron Capps went into the Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor chasing his fifth Topeka win and the 75th event title of his career. His pursuit ended in the second round during rain-delayed Sunday eliminations, falling to fellow world champion J.R. Todd on a tire-hazing