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Ron Capps races to 3rd Funny Car win of year

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August 18, 2013 06:31 PM EST | AP


BRAINERD, Minn. — Ron Capps won the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Brainerd International Raceway for his third Funny Car victory of the season.

Capps beat Don Schumacher Racing teammate and points leader Matt Hagan with a run of 4.063 seconds at 312.28 mph. Hagan finished in 4.095 at 312.78.

Spencer Massey won the Top Fuel division, and Mike Edwards topped the Pro Stock field.

Massey raced to his fourth win of the season to move into second place in the season standings, beating Clay Millican with a 3.811 at 322.11. Points leader Edwards won for the fifth time this season, topping V. Gaines with a 6.629 at 208.68.