You know anything about a fight in Shanghai? Nah, me neither

Well, Adrian Sutil can kiss his chances of ever driving for the Renault F1 team goodbye. Lewis Hamilton too, from the looks of things. At least as long as its owned by Genii Capital.

Reports from the F1 paddock indicate that Sutil, who drives for the Force India team, was celebrating at a Shanghai night club called M1NT (along with Lewis Hamilton after the latter won the Chinese Grand Prix there a couple of weeks ago) when an altercation erupted. Few details are available as to exactly what transpired, but Genii Capital CEO Eric Lux was seen afterwards with scars on his neck. Word has it Lux had to get stitches and broken glass removed following the incident. We'll let you fill in the blanks yourself.

Sutil has reportedly apologized for the incident and the injuries, which he described as accidental. But now Lux has filed a charges against the German driver for "grievous bodily harm." Neither party is saying much at this point, but we suspect this won't be the last we've heard of this action.


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      Rampant
      • 3 Years Ago
      Did somebody fart in that picture or something?
        Jordan
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Rampant
        Lewis smells something fishy about this entire situation. Either that are the fight started over a fart.
      razrrick13
      • 3 Years Ago
      You know I never was that big of a fan of Sutil...but damn beating up Renault's team owner what a badass!
      Occams_Cat
      • 3 Years Ago
      Eric Lux - Pick your toys up, get back in the pram and move along...
      ack154
      • 3 Years Ago
      So how exactly is Hamilton involved? Other than physically being at the club? I mean, I can fill in the blanks with the best of them, but when the guy is only suing Sutil... but you say Lewis also won't be driving for Renault, the blank I fill in is that you're implying he was also a part of the scuffle. But if he was, why is he also not being sued?
      George Xu
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sutil must have embarrassed him in front of his girlfriend or wife... Otherwise why would he even bother to sue a mediocre F1 driver for something so stupid.
        slicecom
        • 3 Years Ago
        @George Xu
        Mediocre? Sutil is one of the better drivers on the grid.
      BVG
      • 3 Years Ago
      As Bernie and company try to move Formula One close to a NASCRAP model, pointless brawls are inevitable.
      Redline
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hahaha butthurt!
      toxonix
      • 3 Years Ago
      I take it he accidentally glassed the CEO. When you're brawling with bottles in a Shanghai nightclub, make sure the boss is well out of range.
      foxsnooze
      • 3 Years Ago
      Considering Renault's past history regarding truth and consequences (telling one Renault driver to slam into a wall to allow another Renault driver to score a few extra points), I'd tend to lean towards Sutil's version of the punch-up.
      Stian H.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hi! Just for the record; these guys are Norwegian. And I'm not too proud of it. But look at these guys instead. H u g e engine in an special shabby wood boat and wins race. These guys have a lot of fun. -:) http://m.youtube.com/index?desktop_uri=%2F&gl=US#/watch?v=1Ds417LLfsg and a homemade carusell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_9l3JItGzs&sns=em Best regards Stian H. Oslo Norway
      Jason
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's Toyota's version. Are you guys forgetting that this IS a modified Legacy chassis, so of course Toyota may borrow a Subie wing or two? The license plate number is the same one the LFA prototypes ran.
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