Ron Capps (racing driver)
|Born||June 20, 1965|
San Luis Obispo, CA
|NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series career|
|Current team||Don Schumacher Racing|
|Engine||NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T|
|Crew chief||Rahn Tobler|
|Best finish||1st in (2018)|
Capps drove for Don Prudhomme, who recruited him from Top Fuel dragsters, and later for Don Schumacher, winning twenty NHRA Funny Car national events and three Skoal Showdowns, coming second in the NHRA title race three times, twice behind John Force, once (while with Schumacher) trailing teammate Gary Scelzi.
Since he began driving funny cars, Capps has earned 62 NHRA national event wins and has come second in the championship three times. He also has 1 win in Top Fuel Dragster.
- Burk, Jeff. “50 Years of Funny Cars: Part 3” in Drag Racer, November 2016, pp.52-64.
- Ron Capps driver statistics at Racing-Reference
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