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New car for Capps at Bristol turned out to be the right choice

Ron Capps' Bristol victory came only after crew chief Rahn Tobler changed cars prior to Saturday qualifying. Indy bureau chief John Kernan talked to Tobler about the decision to bring out a new car in the middle of a race weekend.
22 Jun 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Ron Capps has had perhaps the most reliable car this season.  Prior to Bristol his NAPA Funny Car had raced to four wins on the season, but Friday at Thunder Valley the car appeared to be on its last legs. 

t looked tired, so crew chief Rahn Tobler decided it was time to bring out the back-up car.  Indy bureau chief John Kernan talked to Tobler about the decision to bring out a new car in the middle of a race weekend.