Q&A-Motor racing-BMW to leave Formula One at end of 2009

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By Alan Baldwin LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - BMW announced on Wednesday they will leave Formula One at the end of 2009. The following Q&A looks at where that leaves the sport: WHY ARE THEY GOING? BMW say they want to focus on sustainability and the environment. They will stay in series that allow them to transfer technology more directly, such as world touring cars (WTCC). Board member Klaus Draeger said the main reason was "not our current performance or the general economic ...

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