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‘What If’ series to explore NASCAR’s most intriguing scenarios

What if Hendrick Motorsports never pursued Jimmie Johnson?

What if Carl Edwards had won the 2016 NASCAR Cup Series championship?

What if Dale Earnhardt never went back to Richard Childress Racing?

These are some of the questions that will be explored in the “What If” series set to debut during FOX Sports 1’s Race Hub at 6 p.m. ET this Wednesday.

In the coming weeks, we will explore various “What If” scenarios throughout NASCAR’s history and examine the ripple effects that may — and may not — have occurred if a single instance of history was changed. FS1’s on-air talent will debate these scenarios as well as others to see how NASCAR history might have been changed — and NASCAR.com will provide additional coverage.

Again, the fun begins on FS1’s Race Hub at 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday with the topic: What if Jimmie Johnson was never recruited by Hendrick Motorsports?