NHRA’s Ron Capps visits Hyde Racing

Funny Car star presents signed shirt to young Quick 32 Sportsman Series drivers, Capps featured guest at Ideal Supply Trade Show

STRATFORD, ONTARIO (May 10, 2012) – NHRA superstar Ron Capps was at the Hyde Racing shop recently, and highlighted his visit with a signed NAPA Auto Parts shirt for Quick 32 Sportsman Series drivers Sydnie Hyde, Travis Gueguen, and Spencer Hyde.

Capps was in Stratford to take part in the 2012 Ideal Supply Trade Show, held May 9 and 10 at the Stratford Rotary Complex, a venue that allows Ideal’s customers to view and exchange ideas with over 150 supplier exhibits.

Capps drives the NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger in the NHRA’s Funny Car ranks for Schumacher Racing.

The California native recently scored a victory in NHRA racing, winning the Funny Car title at the recent Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals outside of Atlanta, the seventh of 23 races in the Full Throttle series. The win was Capp’s first for the 2012 year, and the first for a non-Force Racing team this season. Qualifying number two for the Atlanta race, Capps beat Robert Hight of Force Racing in the final.

Capps was in town to show his support for the Hydes and Gueguen, young drivers who compete regularly in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series. Sydnie and Travis compete with Top Dragsters, and Spencer drives a Top Sportsman car.

All three will be ready to compete in the first Quick 32 Sportsman Series race of 2012, the Victoria Day Weekend Challenge May 18-20 at the Cayuga Dragway of Toronto Motorsports Park, the first of six races for the series this year. The series races in conjunction with the Pro Modified Racing Association and the Pro Bike & Sled Series, offering a complete and colorful package of drag racing excitement.

The Quick 32 Sportsman Series, www.Quick32.ca will race six times in 2012. The series also competes with its two companion series, the Pro Modified Racing Association, www.PMRA.ca and the Pro Bike & Sled Series, www.PBSS.ca offering a solid and full package of drag racing action.

For more information contact Bruce F. Mehlenbacher at Bruce@Quick32.ca

Photo Credit: Al Hamberg

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