Vote for Rookie of the Year

It's that time of the year again when YOU get the chance to decide who receives a prestigious Autosport Award as Rookie of the Year

Vote for Rookie of the Year

Perhaps more than ever this year the door is wide open for any of the seven candidates to scoop the prize at our glittering awards ceremony in London on December 7. Previous winners have included Jenson Button, Juan Pablo Montoya and Mark Webber.

Choose from the following star names and register your vote via the link below. You can vote for...

- a stunning debut season in the Champ Car World Series that netted race wins for Newman/Haas Racing and a solid top-five championship standing.

- stacked up pretty well against fearsome team-mate Giancarlo Fisichella during a tough year for the Jordan team. Scored a World Championship point in Spain.

- following his heroics at Rockingham last year, Darren was a consistent points finisher in Champ Cars this year, despite using the unfashionable Reynard chassis.

- scored points on four occasions and finished 13th in the F1 World Championship, despite facing restricted track time on race weekends due to rule changes.

- a brilliant first season in the European Touring Car Championship that netted him third in the points race for BMW, finishing right in the slipstream of two giants of tin-tops.

- he won the Rookie of the Year in the IRL IndyCar Series, and overcame that Indianapolis flip to come on strong in the second half of the year.

- deservedly picked up a Jaguar drive on the back of some gritty performances for Minardi early on. Scored a maiden point in tricky conditions at Indianapolis.

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