"It is in a good time of the year for us in our off-season," he said of the NZ Grand Prix. "I'd love to do it.
"The reason it is mainly the European guys these days is that it is so expensive now.
“To find a one-off would be hard. I would love to have a go in it and see how I would go against all the young guys.
"It is very different now to when I used to do it. When I did it, there were two internationals and the rest were Kiwis and now it is the other way around.
"I would come back and race in New Zealand in a heartbeat - I love racing there."
The Toyota Racing Series has played a role in many promising careers, with current Formula 1 drivers Daniil Kvyat and Lance Stroll among its recent graduates.
Current Supercars full-timers Tim Slade and Scott Pye also once competed in the series, while the list of drivers to race both categories includes Macauley Jones, Richie Stanaway, Daniel Gaunt, Matt Halliday, Leanne Tander, David Besnard, Chris van der Drift and Chris Pither.
Last season saw Thomas Randle become the first Australian to win the TRS in its 13 year history.