Sunday, August 2, 2009
BMW Quit Formula1 end of the 2009 season
BMW has appear it is to abdicate Formula 1 at the end of the 2009 season, Dr. Norbert Reithofer, administrator of the BMW board, said that the accommodation was fabricated afterwards a adorning of the company's approaching strategy.
Heidfeld, who has been with BMW Sauber back their birth in 2006, admits he was taken ashamed by the announcement. "BMW's accommodation no best to attempt in Formula One was absolutely unexpected," he said on his official website. "I feel actual apologetic for the associates of the aggregation with whom it has been my advantage to assignment over the years. I would like to acknowledge all of them for their amazing abutment and for aggregate we accept accomplished together."
BMW motorsport administrator Mario Theissen, who spearheaded the company's efforts as an agent supplier with Williams and again after with BMW Sauber, said he accepted the affidavit abaft the withdrawal. "Of course, we, the advisers in Hinwil and Munich, would all accept admired to abide this aggressive attack and appearance that this division was aloof a discharge afterward three acknowledged years," he said. "But I can accept why this accommodation was fabricated from a accumulated perspective. We will now focus acutely on the actual contest and authenticate our angry spirit and put in a acceptable aftereffect as we bid adieu to Formula 1 racing."
The German aggregation is the additional high-profile aggregation to leave the world’s top motor antagonism alternation in the accomplished year. Honda, the Japanese carmaker, abdicate in December amidst the abysmal slump adverse the car industry.