Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won in their respective categories at the fifth race of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season and third straight at Indy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Capps won for the first time in 2020 and 65th time in his career with a final-round run of 4.110-seconds at 294.63 mph in his 11,000-horsepower NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to beat J.R. Todd in a battle of former world champs. It also gives Don Schumacher Racing its seventh straight Funny Car win and the organization its 349th overall win. Capps beat Tim Wilkerson, Blake Alexander and Bob Tasca III to reach his first final round of the year, leading to a memorable celebration after the first-time Indy win.
"We've been coming here 23 years and I've never won at this track," Capps said. "For a driver to say he has won on every track on the (NHRA) circuit, that tells you the talent that is around Don Schumacher, Dodge, Pennzoil, (and) especially NAPA Auto Parts. That's a huge accomplishment. I'm so proud to drive that race car. We've been coming to Indy so many years.
"My wife lives this dream through me. I get emotional here, but she understands the mood swings when you don't do well and you go home and it's something we love to do. It's the best job in the world. Our family members have been coming here for years wanting to be here when I won Indy. I'm so bummed they're not here, but this (trophy) is going back and it might be a week-long party. I can guarantee you that."
Todd reached the final round for the first time in 2020 and 34th overall with victories against Mike McIntire, Cruz Pedregon and Paul Lee.
"I'm not the best at pedaling one of these things, but I try to do my job," Torrence said. "We go out there and we knocked the tire off, and it kind of surprised me, but I did the best I could do. All the guys at Capco, thank you for supporting us and I got my head out of my butt. We're headed home with another Wally and it's a blessing to be able to come back out here and get to enjoy what we enjoy doing. We just love to race."
McMillen, who qualified in the No. 1 spot for the first time in his career, beat Lex Joon, Billy Torrence and points leader Doug Kalitta to reach the final round for the ninth time.
"This is huge, without question," Jeg Coughlin said. "I've loved having Troy Jr. coming with us week in, week out and I knew I would have my hands full with him in the finals. We've been pretty good and what a weekend. We're going to celebrate and we're looking forward to getting to the next race."
Making just his second career NHRA Pro Stock start, Troy Coughlin beat fellow class rookie Kyle Koretsky, teammate and defending world champ Erica Enders and Jason Line, who won the previous race.
"I just tried to stay calm," said Sampey, who had a .001 reaction time in the finals. "I didn't know if we were going to get the bike fixed and I just said I'm going to stay calm. They got it fixed and thank you to Vance & Hines and Harley-Davidson. I told you I was going to do this."
Bostick played the underdog role well on Sunday, reaching his first career final round with wins against Angie Smith, Ryan Oehler, who won the previous race in Indy, and multi-time champ Eddie Krawiec.
Sunday's final results from the Inaugural Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The race is the fifth event of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season:
Top Fuel -- Steve Torrence, 4.273 seconds, 224.17 mph def. Terry McMillen, 4.153 seconds, 240.59 mph.
Funny Car -- Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.110, 294.63 def. J.R. Todd, Toyota Camry, 10.318, 80.06.
Pro Stock -- Jeg Coughlin, Chevy Camaro, 6.680, 206.92 def. Troy Coughlin Jr., Ford Mustang, 18.623, 43.91.
Pro Stock Motorcycle -- Angelle Sampey, Harley-Davidson, 6.880, 196.07 def. Chris Bostick, Suzuki, 6.950, 191.78.