Motor racing-BMW have agreed Sauber engine deal, says Williams

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LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Williams expect to lose their exclusive BMW engine supply next season after being told by the German carmaker that they have decided to power the Sauber Formula One team as well. "(BMW motorsport director) Mario (Theissen) was very open about it," team boss Frank Williams told reporters at a pre-season lunch on Tuesday. "He said 'we are going to supply engines ... each manufacturer will provide two teams and we have had two approaches -- one Sauber and another. ...

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