BMW pull out of F1 for 2010

FORMULA ONE: BMW confirmed yesterday it will withdraw from the sport at the end of the current season.<br /><br />The German manufacturer has had a disappointing year so far and becomes the second major name, after Honda, to quit F1 in the space of eight months.<br /><br />But teams&rsquo; alliance Fota has pledged to help keep the BMW-Sauber team alive, much like Brawn GP emerged from the ashes of the defunct Honda outfit.