Audi have confirmed the six drivers that will take part in a DTM Series rookie test for them.
The sextet is headlined by FIA World Rallycross Championship race winner Andreas Bakkerud.
Bakkerud, has been a regular WRX frontrunner since the inception of the series back in 2014.
The Norwegian, spent this year racing for two-time DTM champion Mattias Eksröm‘s Audi backed EKS team.
Benoit Treluyer, who won a FIA World Endurance Championship with Audi as well as a trio of Le Mans 24 Hours, is also taking part.
GT and touring car racer Frederic Vervisch will also test, having had numerous outings with Audi customer Team WRT – who will join the DTM as a customer team in 2019.
WRT will be present at the test which takes place at Circuito de Jerez on 10-12 December.
Joining the three, will be three younger drivers who will sample the Audi RS5 DTM.
FIA European Formula 3 Championship race winner Ferdinand Habsburg and series rookie Jonathan Aberdein – who scored three podiums in his debut campaign – will take part.
Mattia Drudi, finished runner up to Lance Stroll in Italian F4 back in 2014 and has since gone on to become a front runner in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.
Who will make up the Audi 2019 race squad is still uncertain as its drivers are yet to confirmed.