NHRA: No Shortage of Momentum for Capps; Looks for Sin City Win After Strong Start to 2016

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — NHRA photo — The carryover of strong momentum and performances from the end of one year and into the beginning of the next can be a difficult thing to master when competitors are dealing with 10,000-horsepower Funny Cars. But class standout Ron Capps and his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T team seems …

NHRA: Ron Capps Kicks Off Countdown to Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway

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CONCORD, N.C. — official track release — CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo On Tuesday, NHRA Funny Car star Ron Capps paid a high-speed visit to zMAX Dragway, for a media event in advance of the exhilarating NHRA 4-Wide Nationals April 22-24. Capps, who currently ranks second in the NHRA Funny Car point standings, talked with media members about what makes the high-octane NHRA 4-Wide Nationals a …

NHRA: Capps Breaks Drought in Pomona; Torrence & Anderson Also Score Winternationals Wins

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POMONA, Calif. – official series release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly a year Sunday at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also were winners at the season-opening NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Los …

NHRA: Schumacher and NAPA Auto Parts Renew Partnership; Capps to Return for 2016 Season

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. – official team release — NHRA photo — Don Schumacher Racing and NAPA Auto Parts have announced a multi-year extension to their marketing partnership that began in 2008 with Ron Capps driving the NAPA Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car. The team will be led by crew chief Rahn Tobler in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. “Our …

NHRA: Second Alone; Capps Claims 44th Win as Enders-Stevens, Kalitta Also Score in Houston

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BAYTOWN, Texas – official series release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Royal Purple Raceway …

NHRA: Massey, Capps, Anderson and Stoffer Claim Gatornationals Glory

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — official series release — NHRA photo — Spencer Massey claimed his first Top Fuel win of the season Sunday during the 46th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the third of 24 NHRA Mello …

NHRA: Old Faves Score in New England; Schumacher, Capps, Connolly, and Smith Win at Epping

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EPPING, N.H. — official release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps raced to his first victory of the season in Funny Car Sunday at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals. Capps’ Dodge Charger defeated runner-up Alexis DeJoria with a 4.095-second run at 315.19 mph to claim the 41st victory of his career in Funny Car. It was his first finals appearance …

NHRA: Capps Eyes Englishtown History

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. — official release — NHRA photo — Ron Capps knows how to win at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, having done so in 2006. Capps also knows how to go fast there, as his incredible 3.964 second elapsed time from 2012 still stands as the quickest run in Funny Car history. Next on Capps’ to-do list is repeating …

NHRA: Langdon, Capps, McGaha, Ray Hold Onto Top Spots in Charlotte

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April 12, 2014 — official release — NHRA photo — CONCORD, N.C. — For the second season in a row, Shawn Langdon will enter eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals as the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel. Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also will lead their categories into eliminations as No. …