Looking Downtrack

The four NHRA points races are kicking into high gear, but we already have the lowdown.

Updated: August 20, 2003, 12:57 PM ET
By Bill Stephens | ESPN The Magazine
The NHRA wrapped up its equivalent of the Ironman Triathlon on Aug. 3, a Western swing with stops in Denver, Seattle and Sonoma, Calif. Now, after a stop in Brainerd, Minn., the season is two-thirds gone. And so we ask: who will pull the chutes as champions in November?