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Tue, 26 Sep 2017, 11:27 AM

Capps, B. Force, Butner and Krawiec Emerge Victorious in Second Race of Countdown to the Championship
Courtesy of NHRA Social Media

MOHNTON, Pa. - Ron Capps powered to the Funny Car victory Sunday at the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Brittany Force (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious in their respective categories at the second of six playoff events during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.

Ron Capps, NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger, 3.968 seconds, 326.48 mph defeated Courtney Force, Advance Auto Parts Chevy Camaro, 3.993 seconds, 311.70 mph.

Capps secured his category-best seventh victory of the season and 57th of his career. Capps retook the points lead in the Countdown to the Championship with the victory.

Brittany Force, Monster Energy dragster, 3.756 seconds, 326.24 mph defeated Steve Torrence, CAPCO Contractors Inc. dragster, 3.857 seconds, 258.76 mph.

Force secured her second victory of the season and first since the event in Epping, N.H. in June. She has now reached the final round at Maple Grove Raceway three times in her career, including in 2016.

Bo Butner, Jim Butner's Auto Chevy Camaro, 6.613 seconds, 209.95 mph defeated Greg Anderson, Summit Racing Equipment Camaro, 6.660 seconds, 206.95 mph.

Butner drove to his fourth career victory in Pro Stock, all four of which have come this season, as he reclaimed the lead in the Countdown to the Championship standings.

Eddie Krawiec, Screamin' Eagle / Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson, 6.852 seconds, 196.70 mph defeated LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 17.593 seconds, 31.71 mph.

Krawiec earned his fifth victory of the season and third consecutive to improve his lead in the points standings.

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