Brian Vickers didn't fly out of the gate as a Nextel Cup rookie. But he's been picking up speed lately.
Kasey Kahne's having the time of his life as Nextel Cup's top rookie. Now, a victory would top things off.
Some have tabbed Kasey Kahne as the next Jeff Gordon. The two drivers had something in common at Texas.
Larry Foyt's plight -- no major Nextel Cup sponsor -- is weighing on him. And it's costing dad A.J. plenty of cash.
With back-to-back runner-up finishes -- not to mention a pole position -- Kasey Kahne is taking NASCAR by storm.
Ray Evernham might want to hit the Strip after hitting the jackpot with his three drivers in Las Vegas qualifying.
Three rookies in the top eight -- including one on the pole -- gave Friday's Cup qualifying a youthful vibe.
Ultra-competitive Brendan Gaughan hasn't had a bad Nextel Cup start. But that's not what he'll tell you.
Jamie McMurray started slowly in '03, but the rookie has been as good as anyone lately.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway is Tony Stewart's dream and his nightmare. This year, he's playing it cool.
Greg Biffle didn't expect much as a Winston Cup rookie, but his Daytona win is enlightening.
After a strong finish in 2002, rookie Jamie McMurray is off to a sluggish start this season.
Despite a tough start, Larry Foyt hasn't given up on turning his rookie season around.
Are 2002's star rookies heading for a Harvick-esque second year? Jerry Bonkowski examines.
Ryan Newman took home the Rookie of the Year honors ahead of Jimmie Johnson.
Penske drivers Rusty Wallace and Ryan Newman aren't quite ready to abandon their title hopes.