NASCAR drivers are fearless yet highly skilled and trained. To become a NASCAR driver, you have to work your way up through the smaller tracks and prove your skills in a variety of tests. See what it takes to make it to the top and stay there.
Bobby Isaac's journey to become the 1970 NASCAR Grand National champion is a classic rags-to-riches story. Learn how he evolved from an angry and aggressive young driver to a mature and successful champion.
AJ Allmendinger is comparatively new to the NASCAR Nextel racing circuit, but he's already made a name for himself around the track. Thanks to several victories and a few Rookie of the Year titles, Allmendinger is gaining in popularity. See more »
Though racing runs in Dave Blaney's family (his father and grandfather both dabbled in motorsports), he wasn't interested in stock car racing initially. But NASCAR initially pulled him in, and he's been a successful driver ever since. See more »
After earning his first win in the first year of his dirt track racing, it only makes sense that David Starr would go on to spend more than two decades in racing and more than a decade in NASCAR. See more »
Not many people can claim to have won a major stock car race -- especially at the age of 15 driving their mother's car. Although David Stremme can, the officials at the New Paris Speedway disqualified him when they discovered his young age. See more »
Denny Hamlin is a relatively new name in the world of NASCAR -- 2005 was his first full season. But racing is nothing new to Hamlin. He recorded his first karting win at the age of seven and went on to win 127 features over the course of his career. See more »