Six-time NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, driver of the No.9 PNC BANK Chip Ganassi Racing Honda says that it has been a highlight of his career having seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson as his team-mate.

Johnson announced on Monday that after careful consideration he has decided to step back from full-time IndyCar competition.

Dixon who finished third in the championship in 2022 took to Twitter saying:

Defending Indianaplis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson who drives the No.8 Huski Chocolate Chip Ganassi Racing Honda also tweeted saying:

Johnson who made his NTT IndyCar race debut on a partial schedule alongside IndyCar Series veteran Tony Kanaan in 2021 made the step up to a full-time programme in 2022 said:

Competing at this level in #INDYCAR has been a dream come true. I couldn’t have asked for a better team to race for than Chip Ganassi and @CGRTeams.”

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