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Team: Phil Parsons Racing-98
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/7/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0 / 160

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Phil Parsons Racing has formed a partnership with iRacing to support Josh Wise in the No. 98 Chevrolet.
From May 27, 2014 through June 30, 2014, both new and current iRacing subscribers will have the opportunity to support Wise through select purchases on the online racing simulation site. To support Phil Parsons Racing, new subscribers will be able to purchase a three-month membership for a discounted rate of $12 by utilizing the promotional code PR-JoshWise98. iRacing will donate 90 percent of the revenue from the new subscriptions directly to Phil Parsons Racing.-A2B Strategies LLC May 29 - 1:15 PM

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Josh Wise won the Sprint Fan Vote to transfer into Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.

This will be the No. 98 Chevrolet SS driver's first start in the all-star race.
May 16 - 8:42 PM

In a partnership effort between Dogecoin and Reddit, the No. 98 Ford Fusion of Phil Parsons Racing will have a new look at Talladega this weekend.

Earlier this year, Reddit user and tech fan Denis Pavel noticed a plain black car with a driver he felt 'raced the wheels off the car'. Familiar with the digital currency Dogecoin 16-year-old Pavel decided to utilize the currency to raise sponsorship funds for driver Josh Wise and the No. 98. Exceeding their initial goal by 10% within the opening week, Dogecoin and Reddit were able to partner with Phil Parsons Racing for the Sprint Cup Series event at Talladega.-A2B Strategies LLC
May 1 - 2:52 PM

Trench Shoring Company, a leader within the construction industry that provides customers the finest shoring equipment and services, will extend their marketing reach through a strategic partnership with Phil Parsons Racing and driver Josh Wise.

The company will serve as the primary sponsor on Wise's No. 98 Chevrolet for this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. This is Trench Shoring Company's second outing with Phil Parsons Racing this season. The Corona, Calif.-based company also served as an associate sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9.-A2B Strategies LLC
Mar 20 - 9:24 PM

Josh Wise failed to make the field for the Sprint Cup The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

He ran a 44th fastest lap in the No. 98 Chevrolet. This was not good enough to make the 43-car field.
Feb 28 - 8:56 PM

The No. 98 Chevrolet SS of Phil Parsons Racing will have sponsorship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Ambient Edge [HVAC] will adorn the car driven by Josh
Feb 8 - 7:51 PM

Josh Wise, who recently announced his departure from Front Row Motorsports, will drive the No. 98 in 2014.

The car will be a Chevrolet SS, rather than a Ford Fusion. Wise has 69 starts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, 65 of them with Front Row. His best finish is 19th at the 2013 Talladega spring race, where then-teammates David Ragan and David Gilliland finished 1-2. In addition to his Cup experience, Wise has 125 career starts in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and previously excelled in the open-wheel
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 08:17:00 PM

Front Row Motorsports posted the following message to their Facebook page Tuesday morning, "Because a lot of you have been asking about the status of the #35 car and Josh Wise, we wanted to give you an update.

Josh has accepted an offer to drive for another team in 2014, and we absolutely wish him the best in that new role. He's been a good team member and we've appreciated his contributions over the past two seasons. We do plan to continue running the #35 car in 2014, although the program for that car is still in development. It is our expectation to use more than one driver in that role, and we are currently looking at driver candidates and potential partners to help fund and finalize that program."
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 07:18:00 PM

Sprint Cup regular Josh Wise (No. 35 Chevrolet) secures the last qualifying slot open to teams outside of the top 30 in owner points for the Nationwide Series race.

The lap of 157.315 mph in the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro was 38th fastest in qualifying for the the Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He will line up 40th at the green flag.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 02:55:00 PM

Josh Wise (42 Chevrolet) will miss the Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The team is outside the top 30 in owner’s points and not guaranteed a start in this weekend’s NNS race. The qualifying speed of 175.245 mph, 36th fastest, was not good enough to make the cut for the event.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 07:00:00 PM

Josh Wise (35 Ford) actually likes racing at the 1.058-mile flat Loudon oval, despite an unlucky result in the team's first visit there in July.

The car was running well and improving when a shock mount broke, sending Wise to the garage for repairs. The team will look for a better break in the second trip to Loudon, N.H., for Sunday's Sylvania 300. Sunday's race will be Wise's fourth start at New Hampshire.-Breaking Limits
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 10:21:00 PM

Josh Wise (42 Chevrolet) will miss the Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

The team is outside the top 30 in owner’s points and not guaranteed a start in this weekend’s NNS race. The qualifying speed of 169.263 mph, 35th fastest, was not good enough to make the cut for the event.
Sat, Sep 14, 2013 03:05:00 PM

Josh Wise only has two career Sprint Cup starts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

In addition to two Cup starts at Loudon, Wise also has three Nationwide Series starts at the track with a top finish of 20th (2008). The team is coming off its third top-25 finish of the 2013 campaign after coming home 25th in Sunday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.-Breaking Limits
Tue, Jul 9, 2013 07:34:00 PM

After earning a career-best 19th-place finish at Talladega in May, Josh Wise is eager to go back to a restrictor plate track.

The team's 19th-place effort at Talladega was part of Front Row Motorsports' best day at the track in team history, in which David Ragan and David Gilliland finished first and second for FRM's first win ever. Saturday's night's race on the 2.5-mile superspeedway will be Wise's third Cup race at the Daytona Beach, Fla., track.-Breaking Limits
Tue, Jul 2, 2013 08:20:00 PM

Josh Wise has only raced Sonoma Raceway once before, but it's already one of his favorite tracks.

After last year's visit to the 1.99-mile road course, he found it reminded him of his dirt-track racing days. Like on a dirt track, the winding course allows more leeway for overdriving the car and being more aggressive. Wise's one Cup start at Sonoma resulted in a 30th-place finish in 2012.-Breaking Limits
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 02:31:00 PM