BMW focus turns to next season

BMW Sauber team boss Mario Theissen says the team will focus their attention on next year's car now that Robert Kubica cannot win the world championship in the season finale at Interlagos next weekend

BMW focus turns to next season

Kubica is 19 points behind Lewis Hamilton and the team are 21 adrift of Ferrari in the constructors' standings and Theissen admitted that the majority of work on the current car has stopped as attentions are primarily directed at the 2009 car and the introduction of KERS.

When asked if there will be any developments on the car for the final race, Theissen said: "Developments is the wrong term, of course we will be taking certain aerodynamic alignments with us which will look different in Brazil to those seen at Shanghai. We will once again be attempting to get as much out of the package as possible."

And of the work on the BMW Sauber F1.09, Theissen added: "I believe we're well on our way. The design work is running to plan and we are also on track to finish our aerodynamic development on schedule.

"We have tested KERS in recent weeks. Not on the track, but on the straight at Miramas. That work is ongoing."

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