In the forseeable future – No. Whoever decides to enter the sport in 2014 or 2015, if anyone, will find it easier and cheaper to buy one of the existing teams that are struggling (and I’m thinking Force India, Marussia or HRT) and build something on its foundation.
Ever – Yes. If Bernie’s V6-turbo strategy works out and manages to attract other factory teams (I’m thinking Honda, Toyota, Audi, Hyundai, BMW again or VW, despite their recent statements) we could have a 13th and maybe even a 14th team on the grid in the next 5 to 10 years.
When it’s all said and done, which of the current teams will change their engine providers by 2015 and what will they switch to?