Dale Jr. signs Wise for Nationwide at Nashville

Nationwide Series driver Josh Wise will pilot the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports next week at Nashville Superspeedway.

Wise, 27, a former development driver for Michael Waltrip Racing, ran 10 races this season in the No. 61 Ford for Charles Shoffner. His best finish this season is 19th at Las Vegas. Over the last four seasons, Wise has 31 career NNS starts. His career-best finish came in 2008 at IRP while driving for Armando Fitz.

In 2007, Wise drove seven races in the truck series for Darrell Waltrip and posted two 10 finishes.