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Ron Capps is flat out stoked. Oakley’s NHRA Star claimed his 34th NHRA Funny Car Title with an impressive victory over Robert Hight in the final round at Atlanta Dragway on Sunday. “I’ve been to the final round here four times and it couldn’t mean more to finally win here, especially for NAPA AUTO PARTS because their headquarters are in Atlanta,” Ron said, rocking his Oakley eyewear, fire suit, racing gloves, racing boots and more. “Mike Rearden with NAPA has been such a big supporter and this Wally (trophy) is going to him.”
Humorously Improbable: O’s Legendary John Force Blazes to 15th NHRA Funny Car Championship With Pomona Triumph
If you were 61, have been winning Funny Car Championships since 1990, are a bona fide NHRA Legend and almost ended your career in an insane crash just a few years ago, you probably would be contemplating retirement at this point. But not John Force. Despite suffering through a horrific race crash three years ago, the long-time drag racer displayed his extreme resilience, as he emerged victorious at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona this past weekend – tallying his 15th Funny Car Title, sixth victory of the year and 132nd overall triumph.
Desert Heat: Oakley’s Tony Schumacher Blazes to Sixth Win of the Season, Shoots to Second-Place in Standings
Vegas’ ‘Lady Luck’ had nothing to do with Tony Schumacher’s hot performance this past weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Oakley speedster smoked Dominick Lagana in the finals with a 3.845-second pass at 316.60 mph to claim his sixth triumph of the year. The victory also shoots him past Cory McClenathan into the second-place position in the world championship standings behind Larry Dixon. John Force also tallied his 131st National Event Win in his 212th Final Round