Ricky Stenhouse Jr. quickly learned an important lesson in his race with girlfriend Danica Patrick for NASCAR's rookie of the year award.
Danica Patrick made her share of mistakes and experienced an ample dose of frustration in her rookie season, but she put a dent in the steep learning curve and can't wait to try again in 2014.
After a 20th-place finish in her final race as a Sprint Cup rookie, Danica Patrick is eager for 2014 to begin.
Marc Marquez became the first rookie in 35 years to win the MotoGP championship after protecting his points lead at Sunday's Valencia Grand Prix.
Danica Patrick finished strong last year in the Nationwide Series, but with two races to go in her rookie Sprint Cup season, she's still struggling.
It was a rough opening practice at Martinsville Speedway for NASCAR's most prolific rookies.
Jamie McMurray won at Talladega Superspeedway in a nearly clean race until rookie Austin Dillon lost control on the final lap Sunday, allowing the winner to coast across the line under caution.
Danica Patrick and Courtney Force have earned the headlines for women in auto racing thus far this season, but other drivers have had their moments, too.
Rookie Ryan Blaney earned his first career NASCAR victory and another Nationwide Series win for Penske Racing's No. 22 Ford, holding off Austin Dillon and surviving several late cautions to win Saturday night's 300-mile race at Kentucky Speedway.
Danica Patrick concedes it's going to take time -- at least three years, maybe more -- to get comfortable enough in a stock car to compete for a Chase berth, and history supports her claim.
Bobby Labonte and Jeff Burton are facing a tough job market. Jeff Gordon is having his worst season, statistically, since he was a rookie in 1993. The new kids are coming in. It was ever thus.
NHRA rookie Brittany Force raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday in the U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has won the first Sprint Cup pole of his career at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Rookie Marc Marquez edged his Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa to win the Czech MotoGP on Sunday for his fourth straight victory to stretch his lead in the overall standings.
MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez continued his rookie romp Sunday, completing his remarkable three-race sweep on American soil by winning the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
Marc Marquez makes winning look easy in America.