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IndyCar drivers are at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for testing. During the session, a journalist caught up with 7-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson.

Johnson made some interesting comments, including a teaser about a possible return to the NASAR Cup Series with Hendrick Motorsports.

The 46-y-o explained he would only return to NASCAR if the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval layout was used.

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He also explain that he would love a reunion with Hendrick Motorsports.

JJ said, “Honestly, I want to do it with Hendrick Motorsports. The way those rules are written, they can only run four cars. I’ve had a couple of offers, but nothing to really entertain me.”

Jimmie Johnson said he’d be interested in running a Cup race on the Indy oval if it was brought back.

Prefers to do it with Hendrick Motorsports and had a couple offers to do a one off race since leaving NASCAR. pic.twitter.com/ieIjJ4bdgx

— Darian Gilliam (@BlackFlagMatter) April 20, 2022

Jimmie Johnson returning to the Cup Series in 2022 is very unlikely as “his 2022 schedule is looking likely to be full of IndyCar/IMSA.”

The former HMS driver said that he had received offers from NASCAR, SRX, and off-road. However when asked if the driver had moved beyond his NASCAR racing days, his reply was quite straightforward “No”.

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