Capps returns to track where he notched his first pro win in Top Fuel

Ron Capps writes in his diary about the lack of oxygen in Denver, the fondness he has for Seattle, and racing on a 1,000-foot drag strip.

Updated: July 16, 2008, 5:30 PM ET
By Ron Capps | Special to ESPN.com


This weekend we'll be in the Seattle area (Kent, Wash.) racing in the second NHRA event of the three-race Western Swing (Denver, Seattle and Sonoma, Calif.).

Seattle is a place that's close to my heart because my first win as a pro in Top Fuel was there, and then to be able to win there again in Funny Car is awesome. It's just always been a great track. Ace -- my crew chief Ed McCulloch -- and I working together have always done well there, and I believe we'll ...

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