August 2009
Australian Auto Action;8/26/2009, Issue 1355, p18
The article reports that Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) has announced that it will quit Formula One (F1) at the end of the year 2009. BMW has also disappeared in three previous years including 1953, 1968, and 1987. Its engines appeared in the 1950s during Grand Prix racing's two-year stint using Formula Two regulations. At the end of 2009, it will again disappear, heralding the end of BMW's fourth era of Formula One involvement. The BMW logo first appeared on the grand prix scene in 1952.


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