July 29 (Reuters) - The following factbox details BMW's involvement in Formula One up to Wednesday's announcement that they will be pulling out of the sport at the end of 2009. * BMW made their Formula One debut in 1982 as an engine supplier to Brabham. Brazilian Nelson Piquet started the first race in South Africa on the front row but did not finish. * Their first win as an engine supplier came in 1983 with Piquet in Brazil. He ended up as champion that same year. * BMW pulled out as ...
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