Adrian Sutil Receives Suspended Jail Sentence

In April last year, the F1 world was stained by an unpleasant incident that saw German Formula One driver Adrian Sutil fight Lotus Team executive Eric Lux in a Shanghai nightclub, with the latter being injured.
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Lux, who was head of Renault F1 team at the moment (this was subsequently rebadged as Lotus) pressed charges against Sutil, who was driving for Force India in the 2011 season, and now a verdict has been reached, with the situation being a severe one for the F1 driver.

A Munich court convicted Sutil of grievous bodily harm, as the BBC writes, with the 29-year old, who was apologized for his behavior meanwhile, receiving an 18-month suspended jail sentence, as well as having to pay an EUR200,000 (USD264,092 at the current exchange rates) fine. At the moment, it is unclear how the conviction will affect Sutil’s F1 career.
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