That’s based on F1 CEO Chase Carey, who says F1’s in the pipeline rules overhaul, off and on the trail, is bringing new parties into the table.

We do not know which teams Carey has spoken to. Nevertheless, as this list shows, there are many serious candidates we believe have the capacity to join the F1 — and logical reasons to achieve this.

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Daniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

Daniel Abt, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

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Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

2/17

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Robin Frijns, Envision Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE05

Robin Frijns, Envision Virgin Racing, Audi e-tron FE05

3/17

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Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

4/17

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Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

5/17

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Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

Lucas Di Grassi, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Audi e-tron FE05

6/17

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Audi RS 5 DTM 2019 detail

Audi RS 5 DTM 2019 detail

7/17

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Audi RS 5 DTM 20-19

Audi RS 5 DTM 2019

8/17

Photo by: Audi Communications Motorsport

Photo by: Audi Communications Motorsport

Nico Müller, René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Audi RS 5 DTM

Nico Müller, René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Audi RS 5 DTM

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Nico Müller, René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Audi RS 5 DTM

Nico Müller, René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Audi RS 5 DTM

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Aurélien Panis, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

Aurélien Panis, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

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Jean-Karl Vernay, Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team Audi RS 3 LMS

Jean-Karl Vernay, Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team Audi RS 3 LMS

14/17

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Nathanaël Berthon, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

Nathanaël Berthon, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

1-5 /17

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Denis Dupont, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

Denis Dupont, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

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Nathanaël Berthon, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

Nathanaël Berthon, Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS

17/17

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