Motor racing-BMW to leave Formula One at end of 2009 - sources

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FRANKFURT, July 29 (Reuters) - BMW will pull out of Formula One at the end of 2009 after a dismal season and amid a crisis in the automotive industry, sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Neither the German carmaker nor the team would confirm details but a news conference was called at short notice in Munich with senior executives and BMW Sauber team principal Mario Theissen. A source close to the team said the decision was taken at a board meeting on Tuesday and reflected an increased ...

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