While NASCAR's version of free agency, known as "Silly Season," unfolds over the spring and summer months, there are always a few drivers and teams with uncertain plans for the upcoming season as the leaves change color and the temperatures turn cooler.
Even though Kasey Kahne knows where he will race next season (Red Bull Racing), there is still a group of drivers looking for potential rides in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
The harsh reality for most drivers is that very few rides will open up in 2012, no doubt encouraging those with established teams to hold onto their seats for as long as possible. The sport is continuing to change, and "Silly Season" may soon be a thing of the past.
Here is a look at 15 drivers with undecided futures in NASCAR.