Josh Wise has gotten progressively better in three attempts at Atlanta. In his first try he failed to qualify in 2012 driving for Front Row Motorsports. He made the show the following year with that same organization, but parked early with a vibration and was scored 41st. Last year he was running at the end of the race in 33rd.
Josh Wise has made 11 restrictor-plate, superspeedway starts in his career and has a best finish of 19th in the 2013 Aaron's 499.
Josh Wise will return to the cockpit of the No. 98 Phil Parsons Racing Chevrolet in 2015 and he could be a pleasant surprise for fantasy owners on several occasions.
After competing in 35 Sprint Cup races for Phil Parsons Racing in 2014, Josh Wise will return to the driver's seat for the team in 2015.
Josh Wise will almost certainly earn a career-best finish at Homestead this week. In two previous starts, he has a 40th in 2012 and a 41st in 2013.
Josh Wise’s last two attempts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks have fallen below his average. In nine races this year at Atlanta, Charlotte, Texas, Las Vegas, Kansas, Chicagoland, and Kentucky, he has scored an average of 36.2, but he was only 38th in the Hollywood Casino 400 and 41st in the Bank of America 500 in his most recent efforts.
In his last three starts at Martinsville, Josh Wise has finished consistently in the mid-30s with a 35th in the last two spring races and a 34th last fall.
The spring 5-hour Energy 400 at Kansas was Josh Wise’s second-best effort on the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year. Unfortunately, that was only good enough for a 33rd-place finish.
In five previous Richmond attempts, Josh Wise has never finished better than he started and the closest he came to finishing on the lead lap was when he gave up 10 circuits to the leaders this spring.
Josh Wise has been on a downward spiral on NASCAR’s short tracks this season. He finished 23rd at Bristol, 35th at Martinsville, and 39th at Richmond in three races on this course type.
Josh Wise has improved his performance on flat tracks this year. After finishing in the mid to high 30s at Martinsville, Richmond, and Pocono, he scored back-to-back 29th-place finishes at New Hampshire and Indy.
Josh Wise finished 29th in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire. That was his third consecutive top-30 finish on the season.
Josh Wise garnered a lot of attention in NASCAR’s All-star race in May, but his average finish of 31.6 this season has limited his effectiveness for fantasy players.
Josh Wise has a best short, flat track finish of 35th so far this year; it came in the STP 500 at Martinsville.