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Dave talks to NHRA NAPA Funny Car driver Ron Capps about his 2009 season so far with crew chief Ace and their back to back wins at Pomona and Phoenix.
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Am I -- have pretty good stats for Ron Capps and it's very funny car point leader point seven and a career wins including the first two. This season great way to start the year after being winless last year the number that jumps out of me we'll ask you about this three runnerup finishes the points. No championship. Not yet we think death makes gaps are. We're hungry -- driver of the week we'll ask him just how hungry you. My -- over over the. NASCAR -- one of the first two races that is exactly what their caps have accomplished this year same as Kenseth this awful -- most 8 season. And that means he has launched his new series is new season in -- style -- joins us live from his California home -- to answer a direct question Capps walked into the show what change what's different what have you done between last year and this year. A lot. Well you know my critique -- because we. We pre season testing in Phoenix and we -- there about six days in fact I think the last they were there are probably only cars like. Nobody was around like a ghost town and we were run the wheels up the car and -- entry came out with a testing not a banned but they told us you for dates. For the year to test and use them wisely and and so we decided pre season -- everything we -- and we heard a lot of parts heard a lot of a lot of things lot of lot of emotions are -- able we left and went to Pomona and it was like okay let's go see what happens and a lonely holed -- put a great -- -- -- man. We did well. Obviously you -- you're available testing your limited testing wise -- There were also want to major changes in the series last year in the name of safety. New cars intended to be safer short in the track with thousand feet in the nitro classes either of those changes affect. Your performance last year or Fisher joked to the commercial break was at all because of the oil -- left structure. Yeah or blame enough all -- address the -- to win -- win -- race last year but what do you do with the other 86396. Seconds every benefit kicked it. But a lot of seconds. Yeah that is cricket I guess he's one of a real life was like for Gregory -- about the I got about thirty seconds well what's the most fun thing you're doing your life outside of runners. My kids right now my family and I don't I have learned that kind of take him on the road with me a little more and nine spend more time with them but that's -- Little shorter every year. -- retreated into one word answer oh I had a caller one notre butcher daughter raced. Force's -- to -- -- well where your daughter eraser. Not a chance after thank you very much rod -- were appreciate your time keep several going to give base our regards and thanks for coming on when to hold the line. You got to that argument.