JOSH WISE NEWS

NSCS: NASCAR Makes Tweak to Pre-Qualifying Inspection Rules

As a result of the pre-qualifying inspection issues over the past two weeks for drivers and teams, NASCAR announced a tweak to the format on Thursday, March 12th. Beginning this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, if you fail qualifying inspection twice, you will be subject to the loss of 15 minutes of on-track practice time. The past two weeks, teams have failed inspection...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Issues New Pre-Qualifying Inspection Rule

NASCAR issued a note to the crew chiefs on Thursday afternoon regarding pre-qualifying technical inspection. The new rule states that any team who fails pre-qualifying inspection more than two times will result in a loss of 15-minutes of on-track time in practice. The rule comes after numerous teams backed up the inspection line after failing numerous times over the past two weekends...
Via Rubbings Racing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

First Dogecoin, now Netflix: Internet rallying around Josh Wise

Josh Wise is hoping that the best dollar he's ever spent will turn into a big-time sponsorship for the No. 98 car.   It all started with a comment on Wednesday's episode of FOX Sports 1's NASCAR Race Hub, where Wise proclaimed his love for Netflix.  Wise made headlines in 2014 when the Reddit and Dogecoin communities came together to crowdfund the No. 98, as well as propel Wise...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Delayed Due to Rain, Inspection Issues Continue

The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 was scheduled to start at 1:16 pm EST, though would start at 2:13 pm EST due to rain. If the race had started on time, though, there would have been drivers that would’ve missed the start of the race. AJ Allmendinger, Jeff Gordon, Greg Biffle, JJ Yeley, Josh Wise and Kevin Harvick were still going through inspection.  By the time the race started...
Via On Pit Road
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Daytona 500 Starting Lineup

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Barring an accident in the remaining practice sessions that would force them to backup cars, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson will lead the field to the green for the Daytona 500. And judging by their efforts in Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel races, they will most certainly be a factor during the Great American Race. Winning the first Duel race after starting...
Via Rubbings Racing
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2014/2015 Review/Preview: Josh Wise & Phil Parsons Racing

Josh Wise entered the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with the pressure to perform after leaving Front Row Motorsports to pilot the No. 98 Phil Parsons Racing Ford. Joining this team wasn’t the best option for the 31-year-old, since they don’t have a lot of resources, but every driver and team must start somewhere, right? Once the season got underway, Wise had some very...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Brace Yourselves, Dale Earnhardt Jr. May Not Be Most Popular In 2014

LAS VEGAS — There can be no mistaking who the most popular driver has been over the last 11 seasons in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. It would be Dale Earnhardt Jr. who set the record for winning the award for an 11th-consecutive time last year. The formula to Earnhardt’s popularity is simple. He has legions of loyal fans, he stays true to himself and just about everyone...
Via Rubbings Racing
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Wise to return to Phil Parsons Racing

After running 35 races for Phil Parsons Racing and finishing 36th in the driver standings Josh Wise will again be behind the wheel of the No. 98 car for the 2015 season. Wise’s best finish was a 20th place run in May at Talladega. Aided by Reddit and Dogecoin he upset Danica Patrick to win the fan vote and earn entry into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star race at Charlotte...
Via Tireball.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson wins AAA 500 at Texas, full NASCAR results

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 48 led 189 of the 334 laps in Sunday’s race. Matt Kenseth began the race on the pole and led early on. Josh Wise would bring out the first caution after hitting the wall. Jimmie Johnson soon emerged as a favorite taking the lead while Kevin Harvick worked his way up to second. The trio of Harvick...
Via Tireball.com
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Return of the Doge Car: Cryptocurrency back to sponsor No. 98 in Talladega

The biggest upset in NASCAR this season? Well, it wasn't AJ Allmendinger winning at Watkins Glen or Aric Almirola taking the July Daytona race. No, clearly the biggest shocker this year was Josh Wise defeating Danica Patrick to win the fan vote and make it into the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Wise scored the upset because of one of the most unlikely partnerships...
Via Fox Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dogecoin and Reddit return to Josh Wise’s No. 98 at Talladega

One of the more memorable stories this season was the Dogecoin and Reddit communities pooling together money to sponsor the No. 98 Phil Parsons Racing entry of Josh Wise. Thus far the Reddit and Dogecoin community have rallied behind the car. At the All-Star race in Charlotte, Wise won the fan vote earning entry into the race beating out the likes of Danica Patrick. On Sunday they...
Via Tireball.com
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dogecoin and Reddit join Phil Parsons Racing in Talladega

Dogecoin and reddit will partner with Phil Parsons Racing for the final time this season at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Sunday afternoon.  The partnership was made possible by funding from t-shirt sales after the team experienced an overwhelming demand for the shirts worn by the Phil Parsons Racing crew earlier this season.  With presales reaching 6500 shirts in just 10 days...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR issues pair of penalties, suspends crew member per Substance Abuse Policy

On Wednesday, NASCAR would issue a fine towards a Sprint Cup Series crew chief, a warning towards a Sprint Cup Series team and suspend a crew member for violating their substance abuse policy. NASCAR has fined Rodney Childers, crew chief for Kevin Harvick, $25,000 on a P3 penalty which is outlined in the rulebook under section 12-4.3 A. 1(c) of the rulebook, which states, “Unapproved...
Via On Pit Road
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Josh Wise picks up Provident Metals as primary sponsor

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. The agreement spans select races during the 2014 season.     "It made sense for us to partner with Phil Parsons Racing and a special talent like Josh Wise because they work extremely hard for everything...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Wise to Run Ford at Indianapolis

Josh Wise, the driver of the No. 98 car, will be switching manufacturers up a little bit over the next few weeks. Phil Parsons Racing usually utilizes Chevrolets, but due to a lack of funding, they switch things up and run Ford Fusions at the restrictor plate tracks. This weekend, Wise is running a Ford. However, that will not be the only time he will be using a blue-oval styled...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Parsons Racing and Josh Wise partner with iRacing.com

The one-car team of Phil Parsons Racing is getting a chance to compete at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series level this season thanks to some online help. After Dogecoin and Reddit users voted Josh Wise into the All-Star race, over Danica Patrick, the team has now announced a partnership with iRacing.com. Starting on Tuesday, iRacing will donate 90% of revenue from new subscribers to...
Via Tireball.com
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

iRacing Forms Partnership with Phil Parsons Racing

Typically recognized as an 'underdog' in NASCAR, Phil Parsons Racing and driver Josh Wise have been able to break the stereotypical mold this year with the support of the online community.  With successful crowd sourcing efforts on reddit behind funding for three primary race sponsorships of the No. 98 Chevrolet SS and the election of Wise into the Sprint All-Star race, Phil Parsons...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Mock Run: Tony Stewart's sleeping with a pig

On this week's edition of The Mock Run, Kaitlyn Vincie and @Nascarcasm tackle Jamie McMurray's McCravings, Josh Wise and his Dogecoin army and Tony Stewart's little piggy Pork Chop.
Via Shake and Bake
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dogecoin and Reddit come through to partner with Phil Parsons Racing for October Talladega race

One week after voting NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Josh Wise and the No. 98 Phil Parsons Racing team into the All-Star Race, the Dogecoin and reddit communities kicked off another collective effort in support of Wise's NASCAR team.  This time, the group focused on primary sponsorship for a second Sprint Cup Series race.  With their fundraising goals met in less than a week,...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Preview

One million dollars is on the line Saturday evening. No, it is not your ordinary NASCAR race. This is not just a preparation for NASCAR’s longest spectacle. This is the Sprint All-Star Race. Jimmie Johnson has won back-to-back All-Star events, and is going for his third straight win. However, Johnson will have to beat Brad Keselowski who is driving the “best car he has ever driven”...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowyer wins Sprint Showdown; Wise a surprise winner of Sprint Fan Vote

In a race that ran according to form, Clint Bowyer beat AJ Allmendinger to the finish line by 2.547 seconds Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as the drivers finished 1-2 in the Sprint Showdown and advanced to Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. The biggest upset of the evening, and one of the biggest in recent NASCAR history, came in the Sprint Fan Vote, with Josh...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowyer Wins Sprint Showdown; Wise Takes Sprint Fan Vote

PIT NOTE #4 Friday, May 16, 2014 BOWYER WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN; WISE TAKES SPRINT FAN VOTE -- Clint Bowyer claimed the top spot in the 29th running of the Sprint Showdown, racing his way into contention for NASCAR’s largest purse. And while Bowyer and second-place qualifier AJ Allmendinger are unsurprising additions to the 22-car field, one name in Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint All...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Clint Bowyer wins The Sprint Showdown: Josh Wise Wins Fan Vote

He had to finish in the top two to make it into the Sprint All-Star Race and Clint Bowyer did just that as he dominated the second half of the 40 lap Sprint Showdown to grab the victory. “Our car was really strong,” Bowyer said on Fox. “We’ve been struggling. We’ve been fast in practice but can’t close the race. “I spent a lot of time in the shop this week and I think...
Via On Pit Road
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Wise wins fan vote to earn way into Sprint All-Star race

Every year NASCAR allows two drivers from the Sprint Showdown and a fan vote to advance into the All-Star race. This year it was Josh Wise who won the fan vote in a shocker beating out Danica Patrick. Wise used support of Reddit and Dogecoin users which was on his car for the weekend. Earning their way via the Showdown were Clint Bowyer and AJ Allmendinger. Below is a list of the...
Via Tireball.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dogecoin community rallying behind Josh Wise again for All-Star race

If anyone can defeat Danica Patrick in the fan vote for this year’s All-Star race it may be Josh Wise. Wise is not known as well as some of the drivers he is competing against in the vote but he does have a large group of followers assembled voting for him after a 16-year-old was able to get the Reddit community to help sponsor his car at Talladega by racing $55,000 worth of Dogecoin...
Via Tireball.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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