Kasey Kahne went through it during the first 46 races of his Sprint Cup career.
Kyle Larson has gone through it in the first 72 races of his Sprint Cup career, as well.
Danica Patrick has gone through it in the first 118 races of her Sprint Cup tenure, too.
It’s a period of time marked by anticipation, patience — and sometimes frustration and agonizing.
And NASCAR fans invariably keep asking the same question:
“When’s he/she going to win his/her first Cup race?”
So with that in mind, let’s take a look at drivers in the Sprint Cup Series who have yet to win their first race in NASCAR’s premier league. Will their breakthrough come in 2016?
Pick as many as three drivers in our poll, and keep checking back to see the updated results.