Pro Stock's Tanner Gray recorded another semifinal appearance, and Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Joey Gladstone tallied a round-win to show the way for the rookie class at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta. Troy Coughlin Jr. (Top Fuel), Shawn Reed (Top Fuel) and Jonnie Lindberg (Funny Car) are also in contention for this year's Auto Club Road to the Future Award. Following is a look at the stats for the rookie class following seven of 24 events this season.
|Best qualifying position||5||11||10||3||3|
|*Does not include NHRA Four-Wide Nationals|