STATESVILLE, N.C. – For Josh Wise, the older the track surface the better. That’s why he’ll enjoy hitting Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race. The driver of the No. 35 MDS Transport Ford says he likes track surfaces that have aged over the years, such as Texas, and provide for tire fall-off.
Wise says the 1.5-mile Fort Worth oval provides multiple grooves, giving a driver more racing options to find where the car runs best. He has three career Sprint Cup starts at Texas, plus six starts at the track in the NASCAR Nationwide series.
Comments from MDS Transport team driver Josh Wise heading to Texas:
“It seems like a lot of places have been recently repaved in the last couple years. I definitely enjoy the tracks with aging surfaces like Texas where the tires fall off. You get multiple racing grooves and you’ve really got to move around and try to find places for your car to work, so it’s a place I look forward to going to.
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