BMW stays in F1 until finish of the year
The BMW name will stay in F1 throughout this year.
Although BMW left the game in the finish of last season, new team owner Sauber ongoing while using BMW Sauber F1 name therefore it could collect the prize money BMW had caused by its sixth place lead to last year’s constructors’ championship table.
They applied earlier within the season to alter its name to mirror its new possession, and prevent running underneath the awkward BMW Sauber Ferrari moniker.
However, F1’s governing body, the FIA, made the decision the state name switch to Sauber F1 won’t be permitted to occur until following the last race of 2010 in Abu Dhabi.
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