It's official: BMW quit Formula One

BMW announced at an urgent press conference in Munich on Wednesday morning that it will withdraw from Formula One at the end of the 2009 season. "I can understand why this decision was made from a corporate perspective," said team boss Mario ...

BMW announced at an urgent press conference in Munich on Wednesday morning that it will withdraw from Formula One at the end of the 2009 season.

"I can understand why this decision was made from a corporate perspective," said team boss Mario Theissen, who admitted he was disappointed.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mario Theissen