Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed today that seven time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports will test for the Chip Ganassi Racing in IndyCar on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course next week.
Taking to Twitter Johnson said:
I get to test an @IndyCar next week! A big thanks to my friends @CGRIndyCar & @GanassiChip for the opportunity. Now back to the gym for a crash course in IndyCar specific strength training. pic.twitter.com/Bc7JLB1O8T
— Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) June 29, 2020
Team owner Chip Ganassi tweeted:
Hey 7x Champ @JimmieJohnson! Looking forward to giving you a go at this @indycar stuff! Maybe we can get 5x @scottdixon9 to give you a tip or two! See you there July 8th @imsroad course
Johnson is in his last season of full-time NASCAR Cup Series competition and has expressed an interest in racing in the NTT IndyCar Series on road courses.