Richard Childress Racing
Richard Childress Racing Crew Member Profile: Josh Sisco
October 9, 2013
Q: How did you get involved in the racing industry?
A: “My dad (Buddy Sisco) started working in the racing industry when he was in his 20s and started working in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 1994. In 1998, I was getting to the age where I could help out when I got done with school and have been working in racing ever since.”
Q: What was your first paying job in the racing business?
A: “My first paying job in NASCAR was at Germain/Arnold Racing.”
Q: You began your racing career at Germain/Arnold Racing. What other steps did you take that led you to a position at Richard Childress Racing?
A: After working at Germain/Arnold Racing I made the move to Carl Haas Motorsports in 2007 to work on the No. 14 NASCAR Nationwide Series car as an interior and front end mechanic. I also had my first over-the-wall job at CHM. I was the catch-can man. After that, I moved around with some smaller teams and in 2010, I took a position at Richard Childress Racing. I now work in the fabrication area of the Truck Series shop, am on the road crew for the No. 62 team and also change front tires.
Q: You have a lovely wife and two young daughters. How did you meet your wife?
A: “She was cousins with the engineer on the No. 14 car when I worked at Carl Haas Motorsports. When she decided to move to North Carolina from Michigan, he said he wanted his cousin to meet a nice guy. I thought, I could be that guy and that’s how we met.”
Q: You’re an avid hunter. Where is your favorite hunting spot and what are you usually on the hunt for?
A: I really enjoy hunting for whitetails in Oklahoma. The biggest deer I ever shot I got while hunting in Oklahoma.”
Q: You’re known on the team for being filled with useless trivia. What’s your favorite nugget of random information?
A: “Did you know the earth is almost 93 million miles away from the sun?”