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.
Online precious metals dealer Provident Metals has partnered with Phil Parsons Racing to be the primary sponsor of their No. 98 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car driven by all-star Josh Wise.
Phil Parsons Racing has formed a partnership with iRacing to support Josh Wise in the No. 98 Chevrolet.
Josh Wise won the Sprint Fan Vote to transfer into Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.
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.