Schumacher Racing to a fourth-place season result in the 2007 NHRA POWERade Drag
Racing Series. In a dynamic season which saw a new Countdown to the Championship
points playoff system, and another dramatic battle to the finish, Capps won
three national events in seven final rounds, ending with a season round win-loss
record of 32-19.
It was tough for Capps, who led the point standings
through 14 of the first 17 events (of 23 in all) by as much as 154 markers, to
be in such a close fight for the crown in the last three seasons and once again
find himself without a trophy. But, as you'll see from his answers, he continues
to support the Countdown, and will focus even harder in 2008, if that's
possible, on capturing his first Funny Car championship.
years being backed primarily by the Brut brand, in 2008 the Dodge Charger Capps
drives for DSR will be sponsored by NAPA AUTO PARTS, something he is looking
forward to with eager anticipation. He also answers the critics' questions as to
why Brut departed the team and series.
Outspoken on safety matters, the
42-year-old California native discusses his views on how NHRA will approach this
subject in the future and he compares the NHRA to ultra-successful NASCAR. He
also talks about his goals for the future and gets up close and personal about
Capps' professional NHRA career began in 1995. His
performance statistics since then include 25 national-event wins in 52 final
rounds in 271 races, and a career round win-loss record of 313-231.