Being a prospect in NASCAR can mean several different things.
Some drivers are prospects because it's their first full-time Sprint Cup season, and after having success in the Nationwide or Camping World series, they should be ones to watch as they make the move to another level in stock car racing.
Then there are those who switched teams after 2012 and are looking for new starts in the 2013 season. Their new rides might be enough to make them drivers to watch as the new season starts.
Regardless, a prospect in NASCAR should be a driver who will have some success in the sport, whether it's in the Camping World, Nationwide or Sprint Cup series.
As NASCAR gets set for the 2013 season, there are several drivers who will be looking to prove themselves. Some had a solid rookie year, while others are entering new territory within the sport.
Here are the 10 most promising driving prospects for 2013.